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General Social Studies Concepts

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive social studies worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding general social studies concepts. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Teaching Social Studies in English

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Case studies, an examination of images, and readings of passages from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child are used to spark conversations in ESL/ELD social studies classes about this highly-charged topic. Using a variety of...
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Nominal and Real GDP

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can we provide a true measurement of GDP when dollar values increase over time as a result of inflation? Review the concept of nominal versus real GDP with your class members with this quick and informative video. 
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Vocabulary Consumerism

For Students 9th - 12th
If you receive poor service, should you contact the FDA or the BBB? Discuss important economic terms with a vocabulary practice page. Learners fill in the blanks after each concept and elaborate on its function in the economy.
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Money Market and FED Tools (Monetary Policy)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Break down the money market graph step by step with your young economists, illustrating the general supply and demand of money, and discussing such points as the reasons why people demand money, liquidity, the shifting curve of the money...
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Money Multiplier Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Now that your young economists have had an introduction to how the money multiplier affects money supply in general, use this instructional video to guide them in practicing how to calculate the change in money supply given difference...
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The Schlieffen Plan - And Why It Failed

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the Schlieffen Plan was actually quite rigid, which led to its demise? Young historians discover all the details about how the plan failed, as well as its historical context to the broader subject of World War I using...
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Psychology Concept Maps

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This 18-page document lists the primary topics and concepts related to a variety of psychology subjects, from personality and memory to neuroscience and cognition. For a quick synopsis of subtopics, or perhaps to determine a topic for a...
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The Drought of 2012: Social Studies Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Middle and upper graders explore the concept of drought and how it affects society both politically and economically. In small groups, they will research a drought, how it impacted a specific area or region, and then analyze their...
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Blood Done Sign My Name

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Tim Tyson's Blood Done Sign My Name is the anchor text in a unit study of the history of race relations and the civil rights struggle in the South. The 11 lessons are richly detailed and the unit deserves a space in your curriculum library.
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Lesson Planning For The Social Studies Classroom

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concepts related to writing lesson plans for the elementary Social Studies class. They are introduced to the lesson planning template and create an initial lesson. Then students...
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Social Studies Quiz B-Grade 4

For Students 4th
In this grade 4 social studies quiz worksheet, 4th graders complete a 15 question multiple choice quiz covering a variety of grade 4 concepts. 
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Cartoons in the Classroom: Stagflation

For Students 10th - 12th
What is stagflation? Have your social studies class examine this political cartoon to define stagflation and understand recession as its defined in a political context. This worksheet would be a great warm up activity, perfect for extra...
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Kids Voting USA: K-2 Classroom Activities

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Address both social studies and critical reading skills with a resource dedicated to the voting process, the American democracy, and the ability to evaluate information in order to develop a stance on an issue. Each themed activity set...
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Interest Rates: Real vs Nominal Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Are interest rates a good or bad thing? Explain to your young economists why the answer depends on such factors as who is buying and lending and what is the inflationary rate, and how this all ties into banking practices and general...
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Constitution Lecture 7: General Welfare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The United States Constitution has a general welfare clause, but what does that mean? The concept of general welfare and the ways general welfare has been used (or misused) in the United States is covered with connection made to the US...
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Conferences and General Courses Framework for the Law Elective: Mainstreaming Law-Related Opportunities in the Local Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study background information on the laws and customs that make up our legal system, our legislative system, and our executive branches of government.
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My Top Interdisciplinary Social Studies Lesson Plans

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here are some top social studies lesson plans and activities which present concepts in a memorable fashion.
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Map the Civil War

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Mapmaking was a very important element in successfully planning attacks on enemies during the Civil War. Guide pupils through the process of pacing to find the average length of their steps, measure the distance between one object to the...
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Fort Sumter Reading Comprehension

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The Battle of Fort Sumter was both the first and the least deadly battle of the American Civil War, with no soldiers lost during the lengthy bombardment. Learn more about the first shots of the Civil War with a short reading passage and...
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My Problem…Your Problem…Our Problem

For Teachers 6th Standards
Encourage sixth graders to take responsibility for their actions and become a problem solver. Pupils discuss new problems faced in sixth grade then identify ones that involve other people. A worksheet guides their practice in conflict...
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Can You Erase the Damage?

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A pencil and an eraser bring forth the message that negative comments never truly disappear. On a large piece of paper, scholars list negative comments then attempt to replace them with kind ones. Pupils discuss the impact of negative...
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The Electoral Process

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From a candidate's first declaration of intention to become president, through nominations and the campaign trail, and finally to election day, your class members will gain a general understanding of what it takes for an individual to...
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Introducing Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Growing up within a culture leaves a lot of ideas and values unspoken. Take a closer look at the cultures in which your learners live with a discussion activity that addresses cultural identity and traits of those living within the...