This is a list of 100 social studies apps/websites/resources for kids. If one of them pertains to a specific unit/lesson you can have the students play/explore the content. You could also have them play these social studies games in their free time.
Teaching students to debate is not just for debate teachers! Attention all 4th-8th grade ELA, social studies, and speech communication teachers! Debate for KIDS & TWEENS is a great way to improve your student's argumentation, organization, writing, research, interpersonal and group communication skills.
Maps, Continents, Landforms, Map Skills - Interactive Social Studies Notebook
Maps activities, map skills, and continents and oceans activities and ideas are fun and engaging with this maps skills interactive notebook unit for kids! All the printables, worksheets, maps, and graphic organizers you need are included. Perfect for teachers of 3rd, 4th, 5th, and middle school students. Geography, compass rose, cardinal directions, continents and oceans and a maps quiz included.
This is an example of a State brochure. Students choose a state and create a brochure advocating for their state. This incorporates Social Studies and Literacy. Students learn about states and practice persuasive writing skills.