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This gigantic bundle of activities provides your students with the opportunity to experience hands-on learning while exploring facts about the 50 states of America. This bundle would be an awesome addition to your US states unit. Six separate resources are all contained in this gigantic bundle and provide differentiation for your students. Your kids will have fun completing the varied activities.

America's 50 States The Bundle

This gigantic bundle of activities provides your students with the opportunity to experience hands-on learning while exploring facts about the 50 states of America. This bundle would be an awesome addition to your US states unit. Six separate resources are all contained in this gigantic bundle and provide differentiation for your students. Your kids will have fun completing the varied activities.

Perfect for black history month! Differentiated close reading and writing activities about civil rights leader, Frederick Douglass. Leveled reading comprehension passages, writing activities, and more for 2md, 3rd, and 4th grade.

Frederick Douglass Differentiated Reading and Writing Activities

Perfect for black history month! Differentiated close reading and writing activities about civil rights leader, Frederick Douglass. Leveled reading comprehension passages, writing activities, and more for 2md, 3rd, and 4th grade.

Are you teaching your students about the three branches of government? The executive branch, legislative branch, and judicial branch are an integral part of the U.S. government. Learn about the roles of the U.S. president, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Vocabulary words, graphic organizers, research opportunities, and writing activities are all included.

Three Branches of Government Activities Bundle

Are you teaching your students about the three branches of government? The executive branch, legislative branch, and judicial branch are an integral part of the U.S. government. Learn about the roles of the U.S. president, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Vocabulary words, graphic organizers, research opportunities, and writing activities are all included.

We the People

We the People

Teaching government doesn't have to be boring, in fact, it's vital that students understand how our government works. Use the games, links and activities on this post to inspire, instruct and Enthuse your students! #government #constitution #elementary

How I Teach 5th Grade Social Studies

How I Teach 5th Grade Social Studies

Attention 5th grade social studies teachers! This blog post will help you sequence, plan, and implement engaging, purposeful lessons for your students.

Can your students find their home state on a map? Use this engaging hands-on resource to provide an interactive experience. The puzzle is fun to solve and educational too. Hang the completed map in your classroom all year long! It's a BIG one, approximately 28" x 54".

Giant United States Map Puzzle

Can your students find their home state on a map? Use this engaging hands-on resource to provide an interactive experience. The puzzle is fun to solve and educational too. Hang the completed map in your classroom all year long! It's a BIG one, approximately 28" x 54".

Branches of Government Craftivity! This file contains a matching PowerPoint, too! After viewing the PowerPoint, students read phrases that they match to the correct branch of government (executive, legislative, or judicial), and create the craftivity.

Constitution Day Activity Set: PowerPoint & Craftivity

Branches of Government Craftivity! This file contains a matching PowerPoint, too! After viewing the PowerPoint, students read phrases that they match to the correct branch of government (executive, legislative, or judicial), and create the craftivity.

Print out famous people's heads and use for a biography report. Love this writing idea for third and fourth grade.

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Print out famous people's heads and use for a biography report. Love this writing idea for third and fourth grade.

Engage your students in this hands-on activity to construct a map of the United States.

Giant Wall Map Puzzle of the United States

Engage your students in this hands-on activity to construct a map of the United States.

Give your students a fun and engaging hands-on experience to create a map of the United States. Students learn about geography by constructing an interactive map. Great for individual or small group projects.  #unitedstatesmap  #interactivemap
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United States Map Puzzle

Give your students a fun and engaging hands-on experience to create a map of the United States. Students learn about geography by constructing an interactive map. Great for individual or small group projects. #unitedstatesmap #interactivemap

36 Page unit for researching US Presidents.  Includes editable pages.

US Presidents Research Project Biography - Election Day Activity

36 Page unit for researching US Presidents. Includes editable pages.

Best way to learn the 50 states! 50 States Showdown is an exciting, fast-paced game for reviewing all 50 US states, capitals, and abbreviations! Can be played as a whole class activity, in cooperative learning teams, with partners, or in a learning center. Includes a teacher's guide with printable maps, student directions, and task cards.

States and Capitals Game | 50 States Showdown Review Activity

Best way to learn the 50 states! 50 States Showdown is an exciting, fast-paced game for reviewing all 50 US states, capitals, and abbreviations! Can be played as a whole class activity, in cooperative learning teams, with partners, or in a learning center. Includes a teacher's guide with printable maps, student directions, and task cards.

Your upper elementary students will LOVE this United States Government Color by Number Activity! This printable will be a great way to review important facts and people from early American history. Facts about the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Branches of Government are included. Perfect for research, review, stations/centers, and more! {Grades 3, 4, 5, 3rd, 4th, 5th}

United States Government Color by Number Worksheet

Your upper elementary students will LOVE this United States Government Color by Number Activity! This printable will be a great way to review important facts and people from early American history. Facts about the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Branches of Government are included. Perfect for research, review, stations/centers, and more! {Grades 3, 4, 5, 3rd, 4th, 5th}

This is a NO PREP activity! Students gain and apply skills by working to create a travel brochure. There are Trifold Brochures with the 50 states shape on it, Editable Rubrics, & Checklists available to customize. The first set is focused on culture and the second set is places of interest and facts. The graphic organizers, postcards, speech outline, or website homepage drawing can be added to enhance or for differentiated instruction. #StateResearch #TpT #PurposefulPlans

50 US States Research Travel Brochures with Editable Checklist & Rubric

This is a NO PREP activity! Students gain and apply skills by working to create a travel brochure. There are Trifold Brochures with the 50 states shape on it, Editable Rubrics, & Checklists available to customize. The first set is focused on culture and the second set is places of interest and facts. The graphic organizers, postcards, speech outline, or website homepage drawing can be added to enhance or for differentiated instruction. #StateResearch #TpT #PurposefulPlans

Help your students dig deeper into U.S. history and geography with a cross-curricular NO PREP project! Everything has been prepared for you! This engaging project can be presented to the class or to parents/school for an entire grade level presentation. Students can write a 7 paragraph research report or the graphic organizer can be used in place of the report for differentiated instruction. There are 3rd-5th and 9th-12th versions available! #Geography #Organizers #Presentations #Graphics…

State Research Project 6-8 CCSS Aligned with Differentiated Options

Help your students dig deeper into U.S. history and geography with a cross-curricular NO PREP project! Everything has been prepared for you! This engaging project can be presented to the class or to parents/school for an entire grade level presentation. Students can write a 7 paragraph research report or the graphic organizer can be used in place of the report for differentiated instruction. There are 3rd-5th and 9th-12th versions available! #Geography #Organizers #Presentations #Graphics…

Engage students with this fun, interactive social studies game. In this mini powerpoint game, students identify common American monuments and symbols. Famous places include the Statue of Liberty, the Capitol Building, Mt. Rushmore, and more. There are 10 questions in all. #education #teacher #iteachtoo #teacherspayteachers

American Symbols Mini Game Distance Learning

Engage students with this fun, interactive social studies game. In this mini powerpoint game, students identify common American monuments and symbols. Famous places include the Statue of Liberty, the Capitol Building, Mt. Rushmore, and more. There are 10 questions in all. #education #teacher #iteachtoo #teacherspayteachers