Editor's note: We are so inspired by third grade teacher-adviser, Beth Orticelli, from Illinois, who uses Storyworks to draw students into studying “text features” in such a creative way. Her decidedly precise approach to helping students make meaning fro
Social Studies Ideas for Elementary Teachers: Sensory Figures for Social Studies Notebooking- Students can create a diagram of an important person in history and write facts about them, how they might have felt, and other things about their experiences.
Do you want to bring the Declaration of Independence to life for your students? This is the perfect unit for you! My students enjoyed the activities in this unit and I was thrilled to see their love for history grow!
Road to Revolution: The Colonies Unite- An Active, Engaging Unit