Biography Research Report for Any Person � What I Have Learned
This Biography Report can be used for any historical person. It is great for a social studies biography unit or reading informational writing and research unit. It includes five different report options with a variety of pages from which to pick and choose. This unit compliments the Biography Reports Process I use as well as my QR Codes for Biography Research. The QR Codes are a great way for students to view kid-friendly websites and videos and gather information for their biography…
State Research T-Shirt Project - The Owl Teacher
For this social studies and writing project, we explored nonfiction books to learn about U.S. States. The students loved this fun research idea!
Distance Learning Bundle of Resources for Intermediate Students
Online learning is difficult to learn for educators. We have created an intermediate Distance Learning bundle that has many resources for your students.
Map Skills & Location Social Studies Unit
A Location and Map Skills Social Studies Unit that teaches students about North America, urban, rural, and suburban communities, grid maps, and family history.
FREE Martin Luther King Jr. Ideas for the elementary classroom! I love teaching about Martin Luther
Ideas and resources to teach your elementary students about Martin Luther King, Jr.
Practice beginning digraphs with this free phonics center for Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade
Isn’t practicing an important concept so much more fun when you can do it with an engaging, seasonal activity? We created this free beginning digraph turkey center as a companion to the phonics program we’ve been working on and we want to share it with all of you! Speaking of our phonics program, we have been...Read More »
Describe the Connection Between Historical Events
Describe the connections between historical events is a Common Core Standard that is hard to teach! Here is how I taught this standard with the events leading up to the first Thanksgiving. Through this unit, students asked and answered questions, we made a timeline, we read great books, AND we figured out the connection between historical events.
Making US History Fun in the Classroom - Wise Guys
Kids often find history "boring" because it's so "old"! Here's how to make US History fun in the classroom.
Biographies of Famous People for Elementary Students
These biography reading passages and comprehension activities include resources for students to learn about famous Americans. The biographies of famous people are specifically written for kids to learn the life story of influential people, including presidents, leaders, inventors, women, civil rights activists, and more.
The Official Website of Colonial Williamsburg: Explore the historical shops, homes and gardens of an early American community returned to its 18th-century appearance capturing the United States’ colonial period.
10 Free Tools for Teaching Social Studies
Struggling to teach social studies in your primary classroom? Read more to learn about these 10 free social studies websites for teachers.
A book report box project for The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. The closed box looks like a wardrobe. I am making the template available for free on TeacherPayTeachers; I'll pin that when it clears!