50 New Free Teaching Resources for Social Studies/History, 12-2015

Ella Baker Primary Source Analysis Lesson
by MrOSSStore

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Ella-Baker-Primary-Source-Analysis-Lesson-2256308

The purpose of this lesson is to provide students with an opportunity to analyze Primary Sources through the words of pivotal Civil Rights Ella B…


Socratic Seminar discussion worksheets
by Shakespeare in a Box

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Socratic-Seminar-discussion-worksheets-2256294

Over the years, I have found class discussion to be my most powerful tool to analyze text. That being said, few students know how to have an acad…


All-purpose essay outline and rubric
by Shakespeare in a Box

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/All-purpose-essay-outline-and-rubric-2256256

Inside, please find the only essay outline that your students will ever need. Student friendly terms and simple boxes will help any child organi…


Great Depression Historical Investigation (WebQuest)
by History by Byars

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Great-Depression-Historical-Investigation-WebQuest-2256223

Students will conduct a short investigation into the onset and effects of the Great Depression in the USA, while also asking students to consider…


Document-Based Question (DBQ) Essay Body Paragraph Graphic Organizer
by Lacey Vargas

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Document-Based-Question-DBQ-Essay-Body-Paragraph-Graphic-Organizer-2256092

Make the writing process a breeze with this graphic organizer. This graphic organizer pushes student analysis and organization. It forces stude…


7 Sacred Teachings Free Poster Set
by The Write Stuff

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/7-Sacred-Teachings-Free-Poster-Set-2256056

7 Sacred Teachings Free Poster Set These First Nations 7 teachings or virtues have been taught for generations across North America. Many scho…


U.S. geographic features power point
by Longstreet Lessons

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/US-geographic-features-power-point-2256026

This power point includes pictures of every geographic features that the Oklahoma Academic Standards dictate must be taught. I use this PowerPoin…


NIGHT Holocaust Reading List
by Created for Learning

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/NIGHT-Holocaust-Reading-List-2255914

NIGHT Holocaust Reading List TEXT: Night by Elie Wiesal LEVEL: 8th – 12th ·····························································…


Industrial Revolution Documentary Project (Overview Only)
by Robert Allen

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Industrial-Revolution-Documentary-Project-Overview-Only-2255715

Teach students about the Industrial Revolution in the U.S. through this amazing documentary project! Students will pick their own topic and expl…


Al-Qaeda Powerpoint
by Matthew Smith

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Al-Qaeda-Powerpoint-2255675

This powerpoint covers an entire unit on Al-Qaeda which usually takes two weeks to get through. Please also see corresponding homework worksheet…


Studying the Egyptians – Hieroglyphs
by My Mum the Teacher

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Studying-the-Egyptians-Hieroglyphs-2255526

“Walk like an Egyptian”… Kids really enjoy learning about different cultures, and it’s a wonderful way for them to explore this amazing world we…


Fact or Opinion? Canadian National Parks
by Brain Ninjas

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fact-or-Opinion-Canadian-National-Parks-2255479

This lesson was designed to use with our students in fourth and fifth grade. They needed practice learning the difference between facts and opin…


Code ABC: Capitales mondiales – Gratuit 12 déc. seulement
by Miss Caprice

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Code-ABC-Capitales-mondiales-Gratuit-12-dec-seulement-2255291

Voici le 9e jour des 12 jours de Noël!!! Ce samedi, 12 décembre 2015: obtenez gratuitement ces cartes à tâches. Vos élèves doivent utiliser le …


Formative Spanish American War Brain Graphic Organizer
by Learning Wells

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Formative-Spanish-American-War-Brain-Graphic-Organizer-2255209

This is a formative graphic organizer that the kids love to decorate the face and head after filling the brain with all the information they know…


ENVIRONMENT TERMS 🙂
by Miguel Domene

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ENVIRONMENT-TERMS–2254946

BASIC GLOSSARY ABOUT ENVIRONMENT INCLUDING ACTIVITIES


Christmas Around the world Passport (black and white)
by Ciera Paton

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Christmas-Around-the-world-Passport-black-and-white-2254841

Will be uploading a editable version


Domain 3 Ancient Greek Civilization Grade 2 Smart Notebook File
by Under the Big Top

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Domain-3-Ancient-Greek-Civilization-Grade-2-Smart-Notebook-File-2254590

Domain 3 Ancient Greek Civilization Grade 2 Smart Notebook File Enhance your teaching of the Domains with this Smart Notebook File! Included in…


Bud, Not Buddy – Free Quiz from A+ Literature Guides – Common Core Aligned
by Literature Guides

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Bud-Not-Buddy-Free-Quiz-from-A-Literature-Guides-Common-Core-Aligned-2254461

This is a free 15 question multiple choice quiz for Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis that is Common Core aligned. It covers the full ra…


Bud, Not Buddy Free Quiz from A+ Literature Guides
by Miss Nancie

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Bud-Not-Buddy-Free-Quiz-from-A-Literature-Guides-2254421

This is a free 15 question multiple choice quiz for Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis that is Common Core aligned. It covers the full ra…


Abraham Lincoln Timeline and Comprehension Questions
by 3rd Grade Goodies for You

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Abraham-Lincoln-Timeline-and-Comprehension-Questions-2254339

Hello! This activity includes a chart of important events in Lincoln’s life. It then has a portion where students convert the chart into a timeli…


Spanish American War 5A Multiple Choice Formative
by Learning Wells

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Spanish-American-War-5A-Multiple-Choice-Formative-2254215

Matching for students to demonstrate mastery of key terms and events of the Spanish American War


Hey There Ancient China – A Parody for Ancient China Primary Studies
by Mister Chandlers Songs for Learning

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hey-There-Ancient-China-A-Parody-for-Ancient-China-Primary-Studies-2254142

This is an educational parody that I am offering for free. When I taught 2nd grade we studied Ancient China and their inventions, and I always w…


California Indians vs. Europeans Graphic Organizer
by Courtney Fischer

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/California-Indians-vs-Europeans-Graphic-Organizer-2254057

Students can use this graphic organizer to compare and contrast the life of Europeans and the life of California Indians. After studying how lif…


One Fab Quote Freebie
by One Fab Teacher

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/One-Fab-Quote-Freebie-2254031

A great way to lift someones spirits up. Kindness is so important. Spread the LOVE! Just print and give someone some happy. If you like this free…


Explorers Readers Theater
by Jarratt Caldwell

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Explorers-Readers-Theater-2253888

This readers theater is a helpful reviews tool to keep the the whole class engaged. It includes information on Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce d…


Fakebook- Character Study & Prove It!
by Grindstone Higher Education

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fakebook-Character-Study-Prove-It-2253525

Character study assignments using social media templates can spell disaster if they lack clear boundaries! We all know that students will rush to…


Spanish Speaking Countries, Capitals, and Nationalities Chart
by Spanish Made Easy

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Spanish-Speaking-Countries-Capitals-and-Nationalities-Chart-2253387

Freebie: This is a list of the 21 Spanish-speaking countries, their capital cities, and nationalities. There are two charts, one in English and o…


Triangular Trade
by Chad Krukemyer

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Triangular-Trade-2253294

This is a smartboard notebook file that gives students notes over the concept of African Slavery in the American Colonies, along with triangular …


Jamestown vs. Plymouth review
by Chad Krukemyer

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Jamestown-vs-Plymouth-review-2253260

This smartboard file is a quick review comparing Jamestown and Plymouth using images. It is a vortex style review.


Constitution Vocabulary
by Miss Hunt’s Creations

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Constitution-Vocabulary-2253059

A quick and easy powerpoint for Constitution Vocabulary. Words that are defined: -Anti-federalist -Federalist -Constitution -Articles of Confede…


Asia Passport Stamps
by Emily Jo

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Asia-Passport-Stamps-2253015

*To go along with the passport! Your students will love traveling to Dubai, the Maldives, Israel, China, and Thailand. Have fun! Emily Jo


Me on the map foldable {SPANISH} -Yo en el mapa-
by Mrs Cerra’s Spanish Class

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Me-on-the-map-foldable-SPANISH-Yo-en-el-mapa–2252850

This foldable is a great and fun way for review geography. Includes 3 different continent option (North America, Europe and Australia) Spanish On…


Quiz of Flags – level 2
by David Sitek

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Quiz-of-Flags-level-2-2252768

Quiz of Flags,find the right country, its flag and its name. Keywords: quiz, flag, flags, world, worldmap, geography, geography game


Higher Order Thinking Questions Stems (Reading)
by Teach To Learn Learn To Teach

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Higher-Order-Thinking-Questions-Stems-Reading-2252679

Question stems to promote higher order thinking according to Bloom’s Taxonomy. Personally, I print the information and glue onto notecards, lami…


Political Underpinnings of the Constitution Guided Reading Notes
by The Video Game Classroom

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Political-Underpinnings-of-the-Constitution-Guided-Reading-Notes-2252635

This cooresponds with this: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Political-Underpinnings-of-the-Constitution-PPT-w-Audio-Lecture-2252627


Reading Passages about China for Grades 3-4
by Around the World Learning

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Reading-Passages-about-China-for-Grades-3-4-2252533

This packet includes four reading passages about China for Grades 3-4. The topics of the passages are: 1. Giant Pandas 2. Chinese New Year 3. T…


The Last Samurai Video Worksheet & Lesson Plan (with SPED & ESL modifications)
by Education-Speducation

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-Last-Samurai-Video-Worksheet-Lesson-Plan-with-SPED-ESL-modifications-2252151

Guilt free & hassle free movie lesson on New Age Imperialism and The Last Samurai! This FREE DOWNLOAD is a complete lesson plan and worksheet…


Self Evaluation Form
by Sheree Ogle

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Self-Evaluation-Form-2252009

This is a form to use with any subject that allows the students to evaluate themselves and their teachers to better understand what the students …


McGraw Hill Social Studies test Our Community and Beyond Unit 1 Study Guide
by Kara Howard

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/McGraw-Hill-Social-Studies-test-Our-Community-and-Beyond-Unit-1-Study-Guide-2251970

This is a McGraw Hill Education Social Studies test Our Community and Beyond Unit 1 study guide


Civil War Union Strategy Map
by DQ History

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Civil-War-Union-Strategy-Map-2251879

Share this PDF with your students and have them draw (electronically) or print it out and have them draw with a marker what the 3 part plan was f…


Design Your Own Board Game – Ancient Civilizations
by DQ History

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Design-Your-Own-Board-Game-Ancient-Civilizations-2251816

These are general day by day rules about how to have students design their own game boards. I used this as a review of Ancient Civilizations and …


Reconstruction through World War I Crossword Puzzle Key
by Sanchez’s Teaching Emporium

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Reconstruction-through-World-War-I-Crossword-Puzzle-Key-2251662

Sanchez’s Teaching Emporium This is the answer key for the crossword puzzle Reconstruction through World War I Providing this key to the studen…


Connecting Individuals during the Founding of America
by Coach the Content

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Connecting-Individuals-during-the-Founding-of-America-2251613

A brief review of various individuals during the founding of America. The assignment/lesson can be used to connect themes during that time. Conne…


Animals around the world
by For children with love

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Animals-around-the-world-2251594

Excellent material for the study of animals with kids. Bright colored illustrations, map of the world, natural zones: savannah, arctic, forest, d…


Comparing & Contrasting: Lakota & Powhatan
by Lacey Driver

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Comparing-Contrasting-Lakota-Powhatan-2251579

This item was created for use in comparing and contrasting the Powhatan and Lakota Indian groups. I use it as a cut and paste activity. I have …


Mythology Choice Board
by Jessica Boland

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mythology-Choice-Board-2251485

This is a project activity choice board that was created for my 9th grade Literature and Composition class. It is broken down by Learning Styles….


Kinara Clip Art
by Breanna Molix

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kinara-Clip-Art-2250822

Celebrate Kwanzaa with this little kinara clip art freebie! This download includes: Kinara with and without candles in color Kinara with and wit…


Research Project Organizer
by Samantha Wiley

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Research-Project-Organizer-2250572

Research Project Template/Organizer Serves as an outline for the beginning stages of a research project, great for middle school and upper elemen…


Cardinal and Intermediate Directions Game
by DLC Delights

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Cardinal-and-Intermediate-Directions-Game-2250178

Using inflatable globes, this game is a fun and interactive way for students to use cardinal and intermediate directions.


DANCE MY NAME
by Nolma Coley IACT

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/DANCE-MY-NAME-2249841

Dance My Name deals with the topic ” How do You Know Me? It is a grade one lesson which uses, drumming, movement/dance, syllabication and portfol…


Child Labor Newspaper Project
by Cheryl Mrkaich

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Child-Labor-Newspaper-Project-2249695

Industrialization Newspaper for AP Euro Helps students with perspective.


US History – Industrial Revolution Quiz
by Mr Lopez Social Studies

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/US-History-Industrial-Revolution-Quiz-2249685

This is a quiz that focuses on students identifying key vocabulary, making connections and using textual evidence.

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