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15 Games for Teaching History

30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook || Le Chaim (on the right) blog

Using primary documents, photographs, letters, and other forms of media can be a great way to engage students in history. 30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook.

"Make Classes Fun By Teaching History C.S.I. Style." I'm indifferent towards the execution of this concept, but I LOVE the idea, and I think I could borrow from it for some in-role drama activities....

Make Classes Fun By Teaching History CSI Style

My favorite, “I Smelt a Rat! Constitution Controversy” asks students to look at the men who did not sign the Declaration of Independence. Great for integrating primary source documents.

Plenary Dice

DICE: This dice has students answer questions regarding a story, topic or concept explored in English.

Great Big List of Hands On Homeschool History Activities for Kids from preschool, through elementary school to middle school. From ancient times to modern times.

History

Homeschool history activities and resources for preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school. Hands on history activities.

By using a simple mnemonic device, this skinny poster illustrates the factors that characterize any civilization: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and Social Structures. Use this poster when introducing any ancient civilization to your students. It works with classifying present-day civilizations too! ©2017. Middle school, high school. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated to last.

It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.

Revision Jenga - the best revision activity in town! Now with updated blog post on how I use this in my classroom.

Revision Jenga

This would be a great way to integrate technology. We could make all kinds videos but also watch videos on important events in history. Youtube has all kinds of educational videos and resources.

Turn Your Classroom Into A Time Machine [Infographic]

twitter bulletin board history bulletin board secondary education elementary education

Awesome history bulletin board that kids can partake in and connect with. I would make it larger so all students have a figure to work with.

PEEL Your Paragraphs writing scaffold. Literacy mats. Particularly for extended writing in history or essays. Helps to make sure students can access at least Level 6 at Keys Stage 3 by explaining and evaluating.

P.E.E.L. paragraphs literacy writing mat scaffold in history (PEEL)

Student PEEL Your Paragraphs writing scaffold. Particularly for extended writing in history or essays. Helps to make sure students can access at least Level 6 at Keys Stage 3 by explaining and evaluating.