Category:Social Studies
Early Finisher Ideas

Early Finisher Ideas

A teacher has just finished teaching a well planned, engaging lesson. It’s time for students to work independently. She pulls out readers to work with a student one-on-one feeling pride at how well the lesson just went. When suddenly, across the room comes a happy...

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Fall Early Finisher Activities

Fall Early Finisher Activities

A teacher just finished a well planned, thought out lesson. She heads to her desk to take a sip of coffee while her students work on their independent work. She plans on walking around the room and assisting several students with skills they need to work on. But then,...

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Introducing Our New Early Finisher Packets

Introducing Our New Early Finisher Packets

Whenever it comes to our speedy students who finish early we are always looking for a way to help them keep learning. Whether you want to bulk up your activities for early finishers or have a great packet for summer review, this bundle of resources will help keep your...

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Children’s Books About Women’s History

Children’s Books About Women’s History

Women's History is a topic that I am really passionate about because I come from a family of many strong females. I was raised to ignore traditional gender roles and I'm raising my daughter the same way. This has led to me being a huge women's rights advocate. If this...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities and Videos

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities and Videos

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an important day to celebrate both in and out of the classroom.  There are many important lessons for students to learn not only on this day but throughout the entire year.  This post explains the different activities and videos...

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I Am Thankful Lapbook

I Am Thankful Lapbook

November is the month of gratitude and thankfulness in my classroom.  We dive deep into what it means to have gratitude and why it's important.  When children are taught the importance of feeling thankful for what they have and are given, an attitude of gratitude is...

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Activities like…

Activities like…

I love to incorporate art and creativity into learning!  One of my favorite projects that my students do is creating portraits using watercolor paints!  I have used them with my kiddos when they write their biographies.  (You can read more about this...

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