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Freebie from The Pensive Sloth. Add a PBL to your Civil War unit with the Civil… Freebie from The Pensive Sloth. Add a PBL to your Civil War unit with the Civil War Museum Project. Appropriate for through grade social studies and history classes. 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Social Studies Projects 5th, Teaching Tools, Primary Teaching, Elementary Teaching

Teach History with Me: 5 Ideas for Teaching the Civil War

Get your upper elementary students excited about history! Here are five ideas for teaching your 5th through 8th grade students about the Civil War. 1. A Nation Divided--Help students understand the causes behind the war by comparing how the north and south developed very different economies and ways of life. I like to have students make a giant division sign in their social studies notebooks and describe northern was of life in the top bubble and southern ways of life in the bottom bubble…

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How to Plan a DIY Escape Room Adventure for Kids | The Family Backpack

A DIY Escape room helps kids foster a love of travel and culture. Follow our 10 steps on how to create an escape room for your kids.

of the Civil War A nonfiction passage and some essay questions help students understand the effects of the Civil War in this American history worksheet. US history.Civil law Civil law may refer to: Teaching Us History, Teaching American History, American History Lessons, History Teachers, British History, European History, History Activities, Civil War Activities, History Education

Effects of the Civil War | Worksheet | Education.com

A nonfiction passage and some essay questions help students understand the effects of the Civil War in this American history worksheet.

Railroad Map Board the Underground Railroad and learn a little bit about what life was like for the brave passengers.Board the Underground Railroad and learn a little bit about what life was like for the brave passengers. 8th Grade History, Study History, History Facts, Women's History, Ancient History, Map Worksheets, Social Studies Worksheets, History Activities, Teaching History

Underground Railroad Map | Worksheet | Education.com

Board the Underground Railroad and learn a little bit about what life was like for the brave passengers.

Sure Fire Secrets to Bring American History to Life Is learning history a struggle in your home? Social Studies doesn't have to be boring. I'm sharing my 3 sure fire ways to make this subject interesting to middle school kids. Teaching Us History, Teaching American History, American History Lessons, History Activities, History Education, History Teachers, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Social Studies Notebook

How to Make American History Interesting for Kids

Want to know the secret for breathing life into American history? Make it as interactive as possible. Use unique tools and fun projects to engage your teens.

Teaching History Through Movies from Starts At Eight. Teaching History Through Movies is a great way to make history come alive. This landing page tells how we do this, where to get & what movies we are viewing. As we watch and find resources for movies I Middle School History, History For Kids, History Teachers, History Education, High School World History, Art Education, Teaching American History, World History Teaching, World History Classroom

Teaching History Through Movies

Teaching History Through Movies is a great way to make history come alive. This landing page tells how we do this, where to get & what movies we are viewing

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FREEBIE! Civil War Battles Activities

Help your students prepare for new Common Core social studies tests, like TNReady, with this FREE product. Students will identify the location, chronological order, and outcome of 12 major battles or events of the Civil War, including: Fort Sumter, First Battle of Bull Run, Fort Henry and Donelson, ...

: In this worksheet, your student will use context clues as a way to discover the meaning of words. US history. In this worksheet, your student will use context clues as a way to discover the meaning of words. Context Clues Worksheets, Social Studies Worksheets, 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Homeschool Worksheets, Homeschooling

Gettysburg Address | Context Clues Worksheets for High School

In this worksheet, your student will use context clues as a way to discover the meaning of words.

Students of civil war simulation experience the war as a soldier with commitment and fun! 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Us History, History Teachers, Civil War Activities, History Magazine, American Civil War

Journey Though the Civil War Narrative Interactive Google Slides Engaging

This is a Google Slides interactive experience that guides students through the major battles of the Civil War. Students follow a soldier's journey to each of the major battles, and write a third person narrative about the soldier's experience from the perspective of a "junior historian" with the N...

Secession of the South Lesson Plan! Primary Source analysis activity on why the … Secession of the South Lesson Plan! Primary Source analysis activity on why the Confederacy seceded from the Union prior to the Civil War! High School American History, Teaching American History, American History Lessons, History For Kids, Teaching History, Primary History, Civil War Activities, History Activities, History Education

Secession of the South Lesson Plan and Activities

This fantastic lesson plan allows your students to analyze different primary sources related to Southern states seceding from the Union prior to the Civil War. The activity is very easily adaptable for different grade levels and students. It can be done individually or in small groups with students working together to analyze the printed copies. You can also do the activity digitally through included Google Docs version! The complete lesson plan includes all of the following : A 2-page…

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The Social Studies Whisperer

Browse over 150 educational resources created by The Social Studies Whisperer in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Going West Journals--I absolutely LOVE these. Will definitely have to use in my future classroom (great way to incorporate writing skills with historical principles.) Would need to be modified slightly for ELLs though. 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Enrichment Activities, History Education, Educational Activities

Examples of Going West Journals | Rockin Resources

Not only are the covers of these journals creative, but my students' writing blew me away! They really jumped into the 1840's and wrote with incredible feelings. I actually found myself smiling, laughing, and even tearing up while reading them. They know how to touch my heart! FIRST

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The Underground Railroad Teaching Guide | Scholastic

Introduce and use the activity in your classroom with lesson resources, curriculum connections, extension activities, and more.

Middle School History Civics & Government Worksheets: Civil War Quiz - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale! 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Worksheets, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, History Teachers, Teaching History

Civil War Quiz | Worksheet | Education.com

Challenge your middle school student with a quiz about the Civil War! They'll answer questions about important people and places in the Civil War.