Ideas for Newsies - Movies captivate, inform and entertain. They are storytelling come to life. There are three ways that movies can be used effectively to teach history: to intrigue, to inform and to initiate discus…
History Bell Ringer Journal for the Entire School Year: 275 Journal Prompts
10 Primary Source Lessons for American History Teachers and U. Links to awesome primary source docs to read with your students. Primary sources are an excellent way to learn about history. These lessons focus on so
This is another timeline activity that will help students to learn the sequence of events surrounding the American Revolution. There are primary sources and graphic organizers in this lesson that I believe would be very beneficial to student learning.
During the American Revolution the patriots were mad at all the unfair taxes Britain was putting on them and they protested with the famous words "Taxation without representation" and that played a major roe in the declaration of independence.
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32 Virtual Field Trips for American History. When we venture out on field trips, our kids get first hand experiences that a book can never mimic. At the same time, homeschool field trips can be stressful, time consuming, and sometimes expensive.
These doodle notes are a great and fun way to learn about Reconstruction! I love it because they are different and change of pace for notes. Students will hopefully enjoy this activity with different learning processes.