U.S. Government Reproducible Book by McDONALD PUBLISHING CO McR0561

Governments exist to maintain law and order. They also provide services that people need. Governments build and maintain roads, hospitals, and schools. They construct libraries, parks, and playgrounds and provide police and fire protection. All of these functions, and many others, make government an important part of a society. Why are governments necessary? What types … Read more

Archaeology Digging Deeper to Learn About the Past by INCENTIVE PUBLICATIONS IP4361

Chapter 1Discovering Aspects of Ancient Life through Artifacts The word archaeology comes from the Greek language and means “to study what is ancient.”Archaeologists excavate artifacts—including bones, pottery, coins, building materials, and other ancient remains—to learn as much as possible about the lives of people from the past. All aspects of ancient life are of interest … Read more

Purposeful Puzzles for Grades PreK-4 by TREND enterprises

DirectionsCreate engaging puzzles on just about any topic. Punch out the pieces from the bulletin board set or cut a poster or learning chart into the number of desired pieces. To make the U.S. Map Puzzle more challenging, you could cut apart the individual states or make small groups of states. Laminate all pieces for … Read more

Continents & Countries Mini Bulletin Boards by TREND enterprises T-8259

Keep the theme going: T-91352 World Flags Terrific Trimmers®T-38930 Continents Learning Charts Combo PackT-38066 Reading a Map Learning ChartTA-62972 Diversity ARGUS® PosterT-10828 Speech Balloons Mini Accents Variety PackT-25035 Everyone Smiles… Quotable Expressions® BannerT-69033 People of the World Desk Toppers® Name PlatesT-73322 People of the World Incentive ChartT-18015 People of the World Calendar GridT-72334 People of … Read more

LYNX Let Freedom Ring – Social Studies Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

World History Economic, political, and cultural links occurred among Africa, Europe, and the Americas between 1500 and the present. 2. Europeans colonized the African continent and brought enslaved Africans to their colonies in the New World. American HistoryThe values of European economics took root in the colonies, and slavery reshaped European and African life in … Read more

LYNX Caribbean Paradise Lost? – Social Studies Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

American History The Americas attracted Europeans, they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies, and Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean. GeographyUsing geographic representations, including maps and globes, to acquire, process, and report information should be understood. Links to Reading/Language ArtsComprehension Cause and EffectVocabulary Using “Finish the Idea” RoutinesPhonics/Word Study r-controlled vowels/Homographs … Read more

The Alamo Additional Activities by Scholastic Teacher Resources SC-937081

Letters From the Alamo This site contains actual letters from two lesser-known defenders of the Alamo: William Carey and Micajah Autrey. Read their biographies and letters to understand more about the men who fought in the Texan Revolution. Imagine that you are a volunteer in the Texas army, writing home to family members or friends. … Read more

Disasters Social Studies Activity Book for Grades 5-8+ by Carson Dellosa CD-1317

Located in the southeast corner of the state on the Mississippi River, New Madrid was named for Madrid, Spain. In the early part of the nineteenth century it was a prosperous community and considered an important landing between the Ohio River and Natchez, Mississippi. The people living in New Madrid were well aware of the … Read more

Vermont Jography A Fun Run Through Our State! by Gallopade – GAL98436

Vermont “Jography” Word Search Vermont Jography Table of Contents What is “Jography”? – 4Some Down-To-Earth Reasons to Know Your “Jography” – 5“Jography” Word Search – 6“Jography” Comes in All Flavors! – 7Our State from A-To-Z! – 8A-Maze-ing Capital! – 9The Great Escape! – 10Over the River and Through the Woods! – 11State Borders – 12A … Read more

Changing with the Seasons Mini Bulletin Boards by TREND enterprises T-8251

Fadeless paper, double-stick tape, hook and loop dots, dowels, yellow cellophane, fiberfill, and clothespins. Keep the theme going: T-69038 Lively Leaves Desk Toppers® Name PlatesT-68001 Fall Leaves Name TagsT-72309 Four Seasons Note PadT-73330 Lively Leaves Incentive ChartT-580 Seasons and Holidays Stinky Stickers® Variety Pack

Data-Collection Mini-Books Science, Math, and Social Studies by Scholastic SC-0439580633-958063

Each of the 15 mini-books encourages children to use active learning and hands-on experiences as they construct knowledge about the world. A lesson for each mini-book provides step-by-step support for guiding children in conducting their research and analyzing data, to create books that they can revisit again and again. Children not only learn about specific … Read more

Easy Simulations Pioneers by Scholastic SC-043952220X-952220

Throughout the simulation, students will keep a journal of their experiences and keep track of the supplies they use and the distance they have traveled. At the end of the simulation, they will write a letter to a fictional aunt who lives “back East,” describing what they have experienced and what they have learned from … Read more

The President of the United States – Pair-It Emergent Reader Activity by Steck-Vaughn

AFTER READING Have students reflect on the information they learned in the book. Add this information to the K-W-L chart. You may wish to distribute copies of the Comprehension Master on p. 70. Vocabulary Activity: Glossary Words BingoMaterials: glossary words, blank bingo cards with 16 word squaresHave students use 16 glossary words to fill in … Read more

Social Studies Fair Projects and Research Activities by Incentive Publications IP2676

Appendix – 91 Sample Letter to Parents Tips for Parents/Guardians Sample Letter to Students Decision Making: Topic for Research Project Research Proposal Sheet Social Studies Project Rubric Suggested Roles of Responsibility Judge’s Score Sheet Checklist for the Completed Project Best Web Sites Certificate Answer Key – 106Social Studies Project Title Cards – 110

OCTOBER – Teacher Teacher I’m Done What’s Next 64 Skill-Based Activity Cards by Practice LearnRight Publications – PLR1010

Reproducible Patterns – October Patterns These patterns can be used for so many activities!. They make great bulletin board art and can be increased or decreased in size on your handy copy machine. Copy them onto transparency film for use on your overhead projector. Project the patterns onto white paper and trace right on the … Read more

First Thanksgiving Mini Bulletin Boards by TREND enterprises T-8264

Keep the theme going: T-8505 Fall Leaves Bolder Borders®T-80017 Fall Leaves Discovery™ TrimmersT-80027 Vegetable Mix Discovery™ TrimmersT-10011 Pumpkin Mini AccentsT-10924 Fall Favorites Classic Accents® Variety PackT-65002 Holidays StencilsT-69202 Colorful Leaves Desk Toppers® Name PlatesT-72201 Colorful Leaves Note PadT-83403 Thanksgiving Time Stinky Stickers®

LYNX Ancient Empires – Social Studies Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

GeographyAn understanding of geography can help people interpret events from the past and understand cultures. American HistoryThere were similarities between the early societies of the Americas and Ancient Egypt. Links to Reading/Language ArtsComprehension InferenceVocabulary Meaning MapsPhonics/Word Study Variant Consonants/Context CluesText Feature MapsLiterary Analysis SettingNonfiction Genre Expository Text Vocabulary Linksagriculture (noun) the production of crops and … Read more

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