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Teaching social studies

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Five Ways to Increase Student Engagement in Social Studies

Are your students loving their social studies classroom or are they feeling that it is an extension of their ELA class? Are you wondering how to increase student engagement in the classroom so that your student cannot wait to come into your classroom and learn? Keep reading for ideas to incorporate all learning styles into ... Read more

Introduction to Social Studies Lesson Ideas and a FREE Unit

I love teaching Social Studies. I really love it. It's exciting to present historical concepts to students and find ways to make it interesting and engaging for them. I love hearing comments like, "Social Studies is my favorite class" and "Social Studies is really fun" because they often come from students who were wary of the subject at the start of the school year. Through our activities and the creation of a positive classroom environment, they find an appreciation for my favorite school…

2nd grade Social Studies Lessons

Little 2nd grade Social Studies Thinkers is a complete social studies curriculum for 2nd grade. It includes scripted lesson plans for the teacher, nonfiction read aloud books that can be printed or projected, PowerPoints to go with each lesson, as well as lesson activities and more.


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Her Right Foot A Picture Book About Statue of Liberty by Dave Eggers; ideas for teaching about the Statue of Liberty; ideas for teaching about American symbols; ideas for teaching about Lady Liberty; #ladyliberty #statueofliberty #herrightfoot Ideas for teaching about American history; #daveeggers #americanhistory #socialstudies Ideas for teaching elementary social studies;
This social studies unit on indigenous peoples will teach your students about the ten Native American regions in North America. Students will watch original videos, follow along through a Google Slides or PowerPoint presentation, and complete activities that will help them compare the cultures and lives of different indigenous regions. This resource includes 15 days worth of lessons, videos, and activities on this topic. This unit is perfect for 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade.
This Native Americans Unit is a unit, filled with vocabulary, history, social studies, reading, and writing activities. This unit will teach your students about different Native American tribes, regions, tools, early homes, and traditions. #nativeamericanunit
Teaching social studies in Georgia doesn't have to be overwhelming. We've compiled all the social studies resources a teacher needs on this blog post to teach social studies in Georgia, whether they're elementary, middle school, or high school social studies teachers. US history, geography, civics and government, we've got all the social studies resources you need! Go to SarahMillertech.com to check it out!