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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Colonial America Interactive Activities with Test Prep & Primary Source Packet

Colonial America Interactive Activities with Test Prep & Primary Source Packet

★ ☆ ★ This bundle requires absolutely NO PREPARATION ★ ☆ ★

Interactive Notebooks and lapbooks are a type of portfolio or collection of student work on a variety of topics using flaps and/or folded displays. Most lapbooks are created out of office file folders which are then folded in half. Lapbooks allow students to showcase their work by providing them an interactive space for sketches and drawings, story summaries, graphical information, timelines, charts, and other forms of written work. Best of all, they can range from any topic or unit study. They truly let students creatively display their work in a way that interests them the most, which allows for a multitude of differentiation for each individual student. 

Our America At War Bundle includes interactive activities, test prep passages, and primary source document depot mini-bundles on some of America's greatest wars.

Interactive Notebook Activities Include:
Table Of Contents: 
Teacher Notes
Section A: Vocabulary
Section B: Interactive Notebook Applications & Menus
Section C: Founding Fathers
Section D: Important Figures

Test Prep Passage included:
✴ Pilgrims

Primary Source Document Depot Mini-Bundle Included:
✴ The French & Indian War

Interactive Activities include:
✴ How to make a lapbook and/or use the applications in composition notebooks
✴ Vocabulary Word Work Activities
✴ Web Links for technology integration and research purposes
✴ Multiple Menu Options for Enrichment
✴ Map Focus Actvities
✴ Native American Focus Activities
✴ Founding Father Activities

...and more! Nearly 70 different engaging activities in all!



 

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

America At War Interactive Activities, Test Prep, & Primary Source Document Depot

America At War Interactive Activities, Test Prep, and Primary Source Document Depot Toolkit

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★ ☆ ★ This bundle requires absolutely NO PREPARATION ★ ☆ ★

Interactive Notebooks and lapbooks are a type of portfolio or collection of student work on a variety of topics using flaps and/or folded displays. Most lapbooks are created out of office file folders which are then folded in half. Lapbooks allow students to showcase their work by providing them an interactive space for sketches and drawings, story summaries, graphical information, timelines, charts, and other forms of written work. Best of all, they can range from any topic or unit study. They truly let students creatively display their work in a way that interests them the most, which allows for a multitude of differentiation for each individual student. 

Our America At War Bundle includes interactive activities, test prep passages, and primary source document depot mini-bundles on some of America's greatest wars.

Interactive Notebook Activities Include:
Table Of Contents: 
Teacher Notes
Section A: The French & Indian War
Section B: The American Revolution
Section C: The War of 1812
Section D: The Mexican-American War
Section E: The Civil War
Section F: The Spanish-American War
Section G: World War I
Section H: World War II
Section I: The Korean War
Section J: The Vietnam War
Section K: Desert Storm
Section L: The War on Terrorism

Test Prep Passages include:
✴ Colonial America: A Difficult Decision 
✴ The Spanish American War
✴ The Texas Revolution: Two Sides of The Alamo
✴ The U.S. Civil War: A Nation Divided

Primary Source Document Depot Mini-Bundles Include:
✴ The French & Indian War
✴ The American Revolution
✴ The Spanish-American War

Friday, March 31, 2017

The United States of America Interactive Notebook Thematic Consumable Workbook

The United States of America Interactive Notebook Thematic Consumable Workbook with ELA Informational Text Test Prep Passages and Primary Source Document Depot

Our The United States of America Interactive Notebook Thematic Consumable Workbook is our most epic product to date and includes a variety of sophisticated activities that require students to use higher-order thinking skills and critical thinking to produce an in-depth understanding of social studies-based units that are being studied. Activities can be used for whole-class activities, differentiated work, small group or partner work, as well as 1:1 work. 



Pick and choose activities that work along with your current unit for engagement purposes that included technology integration components!  Allow students to work in small groups to research with pre-selected web links that are provided for them.  Students will use digital tools to access, manage, evaluate, and synthesize information in order to organize information.  This will allow them to collaborate, create, and communicate knowledge.  Perfect for students who finish early or for students who just want to know more!

★ ☆ ★ This bundle requires NO PREPARATION! ★ ☆ ★

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Included with this bundle: Receive our Symbols: A National Bird is Chosen...The Mystery of Christopher Columbus....Pilgrims: The Price of Freedom...Colonial America: A Difficult Decision....The Civil War: A Nation Divided...and Rosa Parks: More Than A Seat ELA Informational Text Test Prep passages with comprehension questions - student test prep checkoff list included! Great for small group work, whole class close reading work, homework, vacation packets, and more!


BONUS! Also included:

Primary Source Document Depot: The Three Branches of Government 


Primary sources provide a window into the past. They provide access to first-hand, original documents and records produced by people who lived during that period.  Use our Primary Source Document Depot for Bell Work, to promote higher order thinking skills, to sharpen research skills, and annotation skills!  

This Product is Designed to:
• engage students using social studies based primary sources and informational text 
• help students understand how to analyze primary source documents through the use of graphic organizers
• utilize digital resources for interactive learning and discovery through technology integration 
• highlight key historical issues and themes
• use multiple resources for comparison purposes
• promote discussion
• motivate student learning and promote higher order thinking 

Common Core aligned, 40 pages.

Interactive Notebooks and lapbooks are a type of portfolio or collection of student work on a variety of topics using flaps and/or folded displays. Most lapbooks are created out of office file folders which are then folded in half. Lapbooks allow students to showcase their work by providing them an interactive space for sketches and drawings, story summaries, graphical information, timelines, charts, and other forms of written work. Best of all, they can range from any topic or unit study. They truly let students creatively display their work in a way that interests them the most, which allows for a multitude of differentiation for each individual student. 

Interactive Notebook / Lapbook Packet Includes:
• Teacher Notes
• Section A: Vocabulary
• Section B: Famous Figures
• Section C: Symbols and Landmarks
• Section D: Colonial America
• Section E: Founding Fathers 
• Section F: U.S. Government
• Section G: Geography
• Section H: War
• Section I: Remember The Ladies
• Section J: African Americans
• Section K: Native Americans
• Section L: Exploration

...and lots, lots more, including 6 informational text test prep passages with answer key (Christopher Columbus, Colonial America, Pilgrims, Symbols of America, The Civil War, and Rosa Parks)!
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This bundle also includes our Alexander Hamilton: A Founding Father Becomes A Broadway Sensation ELA Informational Text Test Prep Passage (Grades 4-5 and 6+) - Differentiated Reading Levels at no additional charge! 





Informational Text Test Prep Annotation Assistant with Graphic Organizers - Included!

★ ☆ ★ This differentiated test prep bundle within the bundle requires absolutely NO PREPARATION and includes our Annotation Assistant with teacher notes, graphic organizers, and student bookmark assistant to help students annotate and take notes. Bundle also includes our student test-prep checklist for student reference! ★ ☆ ★

Perfect for Close Reading strategies, individual test prep practice, small group work, tutoring, vacation packet practice, enrichment / intellectual challenges, and more!

Test Prep, Common Core aligned, 40 pages.
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Common Core Aligned, 500+ pages....and growing with this ever-growing product!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Three Branches of Government Lesson Plans & Interactive Notebook MEGA Bundle



★ ☆ ★ This bundle requires absolutely NO PREPARATION! ★ ☆ ★

This detailed and extensive lesson plan bundle with interactive notebook activities has everything you need for teaching this amazing unit! Students will learn all about the United States Government in a kid-friendly, easy-to-understand way. As a bonus, we've included lessons and activities connected to this year's Presidential election! 

ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS BUNDLE:
• Three Branches of Government Learning Menu
• Social Studies Folder Checklist
• Learning Menu Checklist and Rubric 
• 3-TO-1 Classwork and Homework Assignment
• 10-question multiple choice End-of-Unit Assessment (student edition and teacher answer key included!)
• Primary Source Document Depot: The Three Branches of Government
Primary sources provide a window into the past. They provide access to first-hand, original documents and records produced by people who lived during that period.


This Product is Designed to
• engage students using social studies based primary sources and informational text 
• help students understand how to analyze primary source documents through the use of graphic organizers
• utilize digital resources for interactive learning and discovery through technology integration 
• highlight key historical issues and themes
• use multiple resources for comparison purposes
• promote discussion
• motivate student learning and promote higher order thinking 

Common Core Aligned

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Lessons Overview:

Lesson Plan #1: Setting Up Your SS Notebook: Students will set up their SS notebooks for successful note-taking during a unit on the 3 Branches of Government
Lesson Plan #2: Why Three Branches of Government? 
Lesson Plan #3: The Legislative Branch
Lesson Plan #4: The Executive Branch 
Lesson Plan #5: The Judicial Branch 
Lesson Plan #6: Which is the most important branch of government?
Lesson Plan #7: Election Day/The Electoral College 
Lesson Plan #8: The 2016 Presidential Election 
Lesson Plan #9: 2016 Presidential Debate 
Lesson Plan #10: Edit, Revise, Publish 3 Branches of Government Notebooks/Learning Menus
Lesson Plan #11: Present your 3 branches of Government Notebooks/Learning Menus 

Social Studies Folder Checklist, Learning Menu Checklist, Rubric included, and 3-TO-1 Classwork and Homework Assignments included!

Thematically Integrated and Common Core Aligned, 171 engaging pages.

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The Three Branches of Government Interactive Notebook Activities: Learn how the United States government works along with engaging age-appropriate activities in a hands-on way!

Interactive Notebooks and lapbooks are a type of portfolio or collection of student work on a variety of topics using flaps and/or folded displays. Most lapbooks are created out of office file folders which are then folded in half. Lapbooks allow students to showcase their work by providing them an interactive space for sketches and drawings, story summaries, graphical information, timelines, charts, and other forms of written work. Best of all, they can range from any topic or unit study. They truly let students creatively display their work in a way that interests them the most, which allows for a multitude of differentiation for each individual student. 

Interactive Notebook / Lapbook Packet Includes:
• How to create a Lapbook
• How to use the Vocabulary Cards Effectively Through Differentiation and Diverse Learners
• Uncommon Learning: Customized Project Activity Options
• Pre-selected technology integration interactive websites for classroom use embedded throughout.
• Three Branches vocabulary pocket with 57 pre-made, no-prep vocabulary cards!
• 7 Three Branches vocabulary folds for social studies notebook
• Three Branches of Government Accordion Timeline documenting four important Supreme Court cases in U.S. history
• Three Branches of Government Accordion Timeline documenting important moments in presidential history
• Three Branches of Government Compare/Contrast The U.S. Senate and The U.S. House of Representatives Venn
• Three Branches of Government Enrichment Challenge - Branching Out
• Three Branches of Government Differentiated Option Activities embedded throughout!
• Three Branches of Government Triple Venn
• Three Branches of Government Differentiated Option Activities embedded throughout!
• Three Branches of Government Compare & Contrast Bracket (Compare/Contrast the United States government with another country’s government)
• Three Branches of Government Compare & Contrast Trifold (pros and cons in appointing Supreme Court Justices to a lifetime position)
• Three Branches of Government Informational Diamond
• Three Branches of Government Cause and Effect Flaps: 
What are the cause and effects The United States of America creating three branches of government? 
• Three Branches of Government Cause and Effect Trifold (What are some causes and effects of casting your vote to one candidate or another?)
• Three Branches of Government Important Figures pocket with 24 pre-made, no-prep cards
• All About… Three Branches of Government Book-Style Flapbook
• Three Branches of Government Fact Pocket with 4 pre-made, no-prep cards with internet links
• Three Branches of Government Three Branches of Government Enrichment Option Diamond Fold
• Three Branches of Government Art Focus: Create an election poster
• Three Branches of Government Debate Focus
• Three Branches of Government The Ballot Box and Cast-A-Vote
• Three Branches of Government Journal Entry
• Three Branches of Government All About… The Legislative, Executive, & Judicial Branch Trapezoid Foldable
• Three Branches of Government What would George Washington think of the process in which we elect people to office?
• Three Branches of Government Science & Technology Connection: Digital & Electronic Election Ballots 
• Three Branches of Government 5-Point Pentagon Executive Presidential Power
• Three Branches of Government 3-2-1 Student Self-Assessment
• The Role of the President ELA Informational Text Test Prep Passage

...and more!


This bundle also includes our Alexander Hamilton: A Founding Father Becomes A Broadway Sensation ELA Informational Text Test Prep Passage (Grades 4-5 and 6+) - Differentiated Reading Levels at no additional charge!

Informational Text Test Prep Annotation Assistant with Graphic Organizers - Included!

★ ☆ ★ This differentiated test prep bundle within the bundle requires absolutely NO PREPARATION and includes our Annotation Assistant with teacher notes, graphic organizers, and student bookmark assistant to help students annotate and take notes. Bundle also includes our student test-prep checklist for student reference! ★ ☆ ★

Perfect for Close Reading strategies, individual test prep practice, small group work, tutoring, vacation packet practice, enrichment / intellectual challenges, and more!

Includes out popular Primary Source Document Depot Activities:


 

 

and our Test Prep Passage:  The Role of the United States President


 

 



Friday, March 24, 2017

Canada, Oh Canada! Interactive Notebook and Lapbook Activities

Canada, Oh Canada! Interactive Notebook and Lapbook Activities allows students to think on a higher level by virtue of collaborative and imaginative work. Students will create their lapbooks and/or use the templates for an interactive notebook for differentiated, self-directed learning!

★ ☆ ★ This bundle requires absolutely NO PREPARATION! ★ ☆ ★ and includes our test prep passage on Canada ('America's North American Neighbor'), our student test prep checklist, and our popular Primary Source Document Depot: Canada (a 32-page mini-bundle!).

★ Click on the green preview button on our #TeachersPayTeachers Store or visit a FlipBook Preview here for a detailed look as to what's inside! ★ 

Lapbooks are a type of portfolio or collection of student work on a variety of topics using flaps and/or folded displays. Most lapbooks are created out of office file folders which are then folded in half. Lapbooks allow students to showcase their work by providing them an interactive space for sketches and drawings, story summaries, graphical information, timelines, charts, and other forms of written work. Best of all, they can range from any topic or unit study. They truly let students creatively display their work in a way that interests them the most, which allows for a multitude of differentiation for each individual student. 

This 166-page MEGA packet includes a FREE, Canada: America's North American Neighbor ELA Test Prep Informational Text along with our new 32-page 'Oh Canada' Primary Source Document Depot mini-bundle!

 

 
 

 

Interactive Notebook / Lapbook Packet Includes:
• How to create a lapbook
• Using Composition Notebooks
• How to use the Vocabulary Cards Effectively Through Differentiation and Diverse Learners
• Uncommon Learning: Customized Activities Options
• Pre-selected technology integration interactive website links provided
• Vocabulary Cards Pocket with 33 pre-made, no-prep cards
• Notebook Vocabulary Fold Cards
• Vocabulary Cards Homework / Classwork / Group Activities 
• The 8 Strands of Canada Graphic Organizer 
• Oh Canada! Accordion Timeline
• Informational Diamond
• Compare & Contrast Venn (The United States and Canada)
• Compare & Contrast Venn (American Baseball Hall of Fame and The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto)
• Compare & Contrast Venn (The California Gold Rush and The Yukon / Klondike Goldrush)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (Samuel de Champlain and Henry Hudson)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (The Inuit and The Northwest Coast Indigenous People)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (Inuksuit and Totem Poles)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (The Inuit andThe Northwest Coast Indigenous People)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (Anne of Green Gables and Little Orphan Annie)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (The Inuit and The Northwest Coast Indigenous People)
• Compare & Contrast Bracket (Bigfoot and The Ogopogo Monster)
• Famous Person Spotlight: Viola Davis Desmond and a Compare and Contrast enrichment matrix: Viola Davis Desmond and Rosa Parks.
• Say What? Create your own English to French Dictionary Cards and English to Inuktitut Vocabulary Play on Words Envelopes and no-prep, pre-made cards
• The French & Indian War Informational Diamond
• Canada Chain Link Facts (British Columbia / Alberta / Quebec / Ontario)
• Canada Map Skills
• Character Traits Focus: What were some of the causes and effects of The Red River Rebellion of 1869-1870?
• Cause and Effect Trifold: The Creation of New France
• Cause and Effect Trifold: The Quebec Separatist Movement 
• Important Figures Pocket with 32 pre-made, no-prep figure cards
• The French & Indian War Enrichment Diamond Fold Activity - Ben Franklin
• Enrichment Famous Figure Spotlight Options (Sir John Macdonald / Samuel de Champlain / Wayne Gretzky)
• Pros & Cons Higher Level Thinking Activities (1) What were the pros and cons of Great Britain winning the French and Indian War? (2) What are the pros and cons of Canada gaining its independence through evolution instead of revolution? (3) What are the pros and cons of Quebec Separatism?
• Thought Bubble Activities: (1) What would a member of the Iroquois Confederacy who fought in the French and Indian War say if he could see North America today? (2) What would Samuel de Champlain say if he could see Quebec today?
• All About…Canada Book-Style Flapbook
• 5-Point Pentagon Activity: Historical Facts of Ice Hockey
• Fun and Games: Lacrosse
• Too Cold for Baseball? Famous Canadian-Born Baseball Players – Baseball Card Activity 
• Political Cartoon Focus
• All About…The Mounties Trapezoid Foldable
• Canadian Animal Fact Pocket with 24 pre-made cut-out cards
• Top 10 Canadian Tourist Spots envelope with 10 pre-made, no-prep cards
• Art Focus: Create your own Indigenous (Aboriginal) art piece (Option ‘A’)….. Design your own Totem Pole (Option ‘B’)….. Design your own Inuksuk (Option ‘C’).
• Create A symbolic Canadian Flag
• 4 sides of a Battle: What are four key features of the War of 1812?
• The Flavors of Canada: What are four special “tastes” from Canadian cuisine? 
• Travel Brochure - Create a travel brochure describing some of the most interesting and unique aspects of Canada to potential tourists. 
• Canada Science Connection: The Native Trees of Canada
• Science and Technology Connection (1) The Blanket Toss (2) The Invention of the Snowmobile (3) The Invention of The Zipper
• Journal Entry - Write a journal entry as if you were a tourist vacationing in Canada.
• What If...? Activity: What Souvenirs Would You Take With You? 
• Canada: Then & Now
• Canada Unit 3-2-1 Student Self-Assessment

...and much more!




Common Core aligned thematic unit; 166 engaging pages.

You May Also Like Our Canada, Oh Canada! Lesson Plans & Interactive Notebook Activities MEGA Bundle and save when you purchase both our interactive notebook / lapbook activities AND lesson plan resources together!

You May Also Like Our Quebec Canada Interactive Notebook Activities Consumable Workbook

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Nigeria Interactive Notebook and Lapbook Activities with Test Prep



Nigeria Interactive Notebook and Lapbook Activities with Test Prep ELA Informational Reading Passage!

Interactive Notebooks and lapbooks are a type of portfolio or collection of student work on a variety of topics using flaps and/or folded displays. Most lapbooks are created out of office file folders which are then folded in half. Lapbooks allow students to showcase their work by providing them an interactive space for sketches and drawings, story summaries, graphical information, timelines, charts, and other forms of written work. Best of all, they can range from any topic or unit study. They truly let students creatively display their work in a way that interests them the most, which allows for a multitude of differentiation for each individual student. 

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Interactive Notebook / Lapbook Packet Includes:
• How to create a Lapbook
• How to use the Vocabulary Cards Effectively Through Differentiation and Diverse Learners
• Uncommon Learning: Customized Project Activity Options
• Pre-selected technology integration interactive websites for classroom use
• Nigeria Vocabulary Cards Pocket with 33 pre-made, no-prep cards
• Nigeria notebook vocabulary fold cards
• Nigeria Accordion Timeline
• Compare and Contrast: Nigeria and The United States of America Venn
• Compare and Contrast Bracket: Nigeria and any country of your choice
• Compare and Contrast Flaps: Nollywood and Hollywood
• Nigeria Vocabulary Word Search
• Nigeria Informational Diamond Activity
• Cause and Effect Flaps: What is the cause and effect of Nigerian Independence? 
• Nigeria Important Figures Pocket with 12 pre-made, no-prep figure cards
• Nigeria 5-Point Pentagon Character Traits 
• All About Nigeria Book-Style Flapbook Activity
• Nigeria Fact Pocket with 14 pre-made, no-prep fact cards
• Nigeria Enrichment Option Activities (Diamond Fold and Famous Figure Spotlight)
• Nigerian Art Focus: Design your own Nigerian Tribal mask
• Nigeria All About… Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Trapezoid Foldable
• The Flavors of Nigeria: What are four special “tastes” from Nigeria?
• Create your own Nigerian Flag / Symbolism Activity
• Create a travel brochure persuading tourists to come visit Nigeria.
• Nigeria Journal Entry
• Nigeria What souvenirs would you take home from a vacation?
• Nigeria Pros and Cons of oil drilling Activity
• 3-2-1 Student Self-Assessment 
• Nigeria: The Legend from Lagos ELA Informational Text Reading Test Prep Passage

...and much more!