Johnny Appleseed Opinion Writing Broken Down - Clever Classroom Blog
It’s almost Johnny Appleseed Day! If you’re joining in on celebrating this wonderful historical figure and are also teaching opinion writing, then this file will help you and your students. Print off and bundle as student booklets.
15 Games for Teaching History - Year Round Homeschooling
Your kids will have fun learning with these games for teaching history!
A Crafty Teacher: Guess Who! American History
I have been wanting to do this project for a while now and finally made the time this last month. It took me some time to put it all together! The old-fashioned Guess Who game is hard to come by! They have made it all fancy now, which is not what I wanted! I scoured garage sales and thrift stores until I found one!
Discover Map | Kids Discover
Really neat interactive History map
30+ Ways to Teach History Without a Textbook
Textbooks only have main events and boring dates, and occasionally a short biography of a person you already know. Teach history without a textbook!
School House Rock -The Preamble - YouTube
During the 1970's when this cartoon was aired for the first time to the American people; the American society was a good society that put America first. We taught our children what it is to be an American.
History | Creekside Learning
History can be boring. All those dates and names of long-dead people are not exactly exciting to young children. But ancient Egyptian pyramids made out of LEGOs, characters from historical fiction books that kids can related to, fabulous field trips and more can lay the foundation for making history fascinating for your child.
History’s Great Mystery (How can I make my classroom more interactive?!) - Be your best teacher
One of the great mysteries of teaching a class like history, is how to get your students involved and interested in the material. Although the trend is towards "group work" which, in all honesty, tends to lead to "group-think", there are other ways to get your students out of their chairs, and yourself away from that golden podium.