Tag: American History

How a Bill Becomes a Law Teaching Ideas

How a Bill Becomes a Law Teaching Activities

Are you looking for some interesting ways to teach students about how a bill becomes a law? Look no further. This post contains everything you will need. Continue Reading

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Famous People Interviews

Famous People Intertervies

‘Famous People Interviews’ is a hugely successful activity to use in the classroom. During this activity, each student ‘becomes’ a famous person and is interviewed by another student in the class.

This activity not only teaches students to recognize many famous people but also covers a large number of Common Core State Standards. Students must research, prepare a presentation, speak publicly, and so on. Continue Reading

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Teaching with Colonial America Organizers

Free Foldable 13 Colonies Graphic Organizers

I found some wonderful clipart from Educlips and wanted to make something special with it. Since I already have a lap book on the 13 Colonies at Teachers Pay Teachers, I decided to use the clipart to make some free Colonial America organizers for a blog post. 

Three foldables provide information for the Southern, Mid-Atlantic, and New England Colonies. Students research to find the colonies from each region. Students also complete a chart with the name of the settlement, leader, date settled, and the reason why the colony was established. Finally, students list products and occupations. Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . . The Revolutionary War

Ten Interesting Facts about the American Revolutionary War plus free timeline organizer

Students will enjoy reading these “Ten Interesting Facts about the Revolutionary War.” Be sure to head to the bottom of the post for links to a printable version.

Also, check out the Revolutionary War foldable organizer link as well.  Continue Reading

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Black History Month for Kids ~ Sports Heroes

Famous People to Celebrate during Black History Month for Kids - Sports Heroes

For Black History Month, I am creating a series of cards for students to match famous people to their accomplishments. There will be four sets of famous Black History Month for Kids. This set features sports heroes. Students will learn details about 6 people who have made an impact in history.

Download the printable Black History Month for Kids Sports Heroes here.

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Black History Month ~ Abolitionists

Famous People to Celebrate during Black History Month - the Abolitionists

For Black History Month, I am creating a series of cards for students to match famous people to their accomplishments. There will be four sets of famous Black History Month People. This set features abolitionists. Students will learn details about 6 people who have made an impact in history.

Download the printable Black History Month People – The Abolitionists here.

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Black History Month Activity Scoot

Black History Month Activity - Scoot

Playing Scoot is a great Black History Month Activity. It turns using a set of task cards into a game. You play by placing one task card on each student’s desk. For easier recording, place the cards in numerical order. Give each student one copy of a sheet to record answers.

You may download this free printable activity at Teachers Pay Teachers.

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