Social studies games
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Caitlin Grant saved to 8th Grade US History
It is hard to believe that the end of another year is just around the corner! This year has been busy for me here on the blog. I’ve written/created over 250 blog posts on Year Round Homeschooling in 2016 and there are still a few more to come. In January I wrote a 31 Days …
Helping Kids Rise saved to Homeschool Resources
I'm always on the lookout for ways to utilize technology in my classroom in a meaningful way. Today, classrooms are moving into more tech integration, and many classrooms have access to computers, chrome books, or tablets. With this in mind, I'd love to share 5 online interactive games and simulations that you can use in your classroom to bring social studies to life. The following websites are perfect for history, geography, civics, and more. Mission US: This simulation website for American…
Laura Delrio saved to 8th grade ss
Explore the explorers with great books, hands-on activities and crafts, and entertaining games.
This review game for ANY social studies topic is middle school tested and approved!
We use a world explorers game for two players to learn about world explorers and the ways they were similar and different in their quests.
Tina saved to history explorers
Students of History provides thorough and engaging lesson plans and resources for teaching social studies to middle school and high school students.
Suzie Temple saved to World History
So I gave myself a goal this year. I want to add as many hands on, experiential activities into my class as possible. So far, they have been an amazing success! I blogged about this activity last month. This week my kiddos got to experience what it felt like to be a hominid. They looooooved it and beg for more labs!!! Homo Erectus building their tower. Neanderthal and Cro Magnon Homo Habilis very proud of their horrible tower and their lack of fine motor skills. Click here and check it out…
Kayla Eccles (BH) saved to Quick Saves
Editable Jenga game card set that can be customized and used to practice any skill, subject, or grade level Common Core standards. Create your own cards for math, ELA, reading, spelling, sight words, math, social studies, science for elementary, middle, or high school. Great for literacy and math centers or early finishers.
One of the great mysteries of teaching a class like history, is how to get your students involved and interested in the material. Although the trend is towards “group work” which, in all honesty, tends to lead to “group-think”, there are other ways to get your students out of their chairs, and yourself away from… Continue reading →
Donna Long saved to School ideas