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307 reviewed resources for general social studies concepts

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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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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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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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General Lesson Plan for Documentary Lens

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use this general lesson guide to inform your instruction surrounding a documentary. The lesson is made up of five activities. The activities are intentionally general because they are designed to adapted for specific films. While the...
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The Internet of Things: IoT: Social Science Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Because they have been immersed in the digital world since birth, most young people don't spend a lot of time reflecting on the immediate or future impact of the Internet. Social science classes read about and watch a video on The...
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Lesson Planning For The Social Studies Classroom

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students engage in a lesson plan 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 plan. Then...
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Social Studies Quiz B-Grade 4

For Students 4th
For 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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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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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 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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The Energy Problem

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Think you can solve the energy problem? You'll first need to know about current energy use. Analyzing a set of circle graphs lets scholars see where energy consumption is the greatest, both by sector and by household use. They develop a...
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The Future of Social Studies Education

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars work in groups of four and complete a roster of their names and personal information and to complete a release form that allows their pictures to be placed online. They then engage in classroom activities while being...
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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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Newspapers in the Digital Age: Social Studies Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The digital era has had a remarkable impact on all forms of communication, including news media, and it's important for high schoolers to consider these changes. With this resource, journalism, US history, or sociology classes can learn...
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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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Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr. and the Quest to Discover How Nature Works

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get to the center of the physics world with an exploration of String Theory. Scholars first research the life and work of Dr. Gates. They then perform a lab investigation to explore the underlying concepts of String Theory.
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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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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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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
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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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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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People, Places and Events

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students participate in the game People, Places, and Events to practice their science, and social studies skills
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The Social Contract

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about The Social Contract by Rosseau. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive instructional activity. 
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Cyberbullying: Effects on Teens Across the Nation (Segment 4)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Schoolmates study electronic aggression in a lesson on cyberbullying. After watching a PBS news video about the topic, they discuss federal legislation intended to curtail cyberbullying. The lesson includes a series of activities that...