Teaching History with QR Codes for Biography Research Reports. Each historical figure has a page with QR codes for both web sites and videos. A great way to extend learning beyond the textbook and incorporate technology in the classroom.
Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Task Cards for History/Social Studies
Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking History/Social Studies Task Cards! The task cards that can be used with any textbook and with any topic of history to create complex discussion among the class.
This 15 page explorer unit is aligned with the Common Core, and will help you guide your students to create meaningful, well-researched reports about a famous explorer. Great social studies research process.
Not the most interactive, but if you have to use the textbook, this is a great way to mix it up!-----Textbook Task Cards: 20 simple and FREE task cards that help you bring Common Core ELA standards to ANY science or social studies text book.
Social Studies Projects & Ideas for PBL History, Geography & Civics - This site has a whopping 350 history, geography and civics lesson ideas for teachers. The ideas go beyond the typical activities and address higher levels of learning. There are video examples and all grades levels, K-12, are included.