This current events bulletin board keeps students knowledge up to date on what's going on in the world around them. It also gives them something good to read and makes them more culturally aware and globalized.
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Get your students' attention with these unique back-to-school classroom rules posters. Each of the 6 posters include a quote from a famous person which relates to a classroom rule. This is a cute little poster that displays some basic classroom rules.
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.
Interactive Notebook Resources: Ready to Use in the Social Studies Classroom
There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.
5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies It can be difficult to keep students interested in the topic of history, but using upbeat and informational videos can be one way to keep students engaged.