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Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.

Social Studies Games - Who Am I? Educational Game

A walk through of a great idea for an educational game to use with students - basically a teacher-facilitated game of 20 questions

Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

some great resources we've found for using games to teach social study skills to middle school age students.

Muck and Brass most appropriate for my class. Social Studies: Middle School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games - some good Social Studies resources!

NEEDS and WANTS BINGO Game! Social Studies / Kindergarten.

NEEDS and WANTS BINGO Game! Social Studies for Kindergarten and First

FREE 25 Slide Landforms Powerpoint~  This display has a wide variety of pictures that focus on key landforms such as tundra, wetland, ocean, grassland, desert, and coral reef.  Students view each picture then select from a multiple choice menu.  Slides are numbered so this could be a good supplemental activity for students to "jump into" after bellwork using a numbered handout for recording answers.  Good for introducing, reviewing, or testing these concepts!

Name That Landform Smartboard Game

Name That Landform Smartboard Game: Students look at each picture and decide what type of landform is shown. Information: Landforms Smartboard, Social Studies Game, Landforms Activity

If you're looking for escape room ideas here's a GREAT idea for an escape room for english, math, science, social studies or ANY subject!  This classroom escape allows students to create their own escape by making puzzles and ciphers.

If you're looking for escape room ideas here's a GREAT idea for an escape room for english, math, science, social studies or ANY subject! This classroom escape allows students to create their own escape by making puzzles and ciphers.

FREE From My Blog = Three Government Branches Song shown on smart board in my classroom for my kiddos to sing to. I was so surprised how this song really helped them retrieve this information regarding what each branch of government is reasponsible for.   www.3rdgradegrapevine.blogspot.com

Three Government Branches Song that can be shown on smart board in my classroom. Good way to teach the three government branches - students can remember this when studying.

18 Fantastic Free iPad Apps for Social Studies - Class Tech Tips

18 Fantastic Free iPad Apps for Social Studies

18 Fantastic Free iPad Apps for Social Studies - Class Tech Tips - News O matic, Today in History, Electoral College

Winter Olympics Bulletin Board Display-great for math! and even a social studies lessons on different countries!

Graphing the Winter Olympics Bulletin Board Idea

Winter Olympics Bulletin Board Display-great for math! and even a social studies lessons on different countries!

Oregon Trail Simulation: Interactive Social Studies Game &

Oregon Trail Simulation: Interactive Social Studies Game & Journaling Activity

Oregon Trail Simulation: Interactive Social Studies Game &

Teach your kids all about the Civil War with a complete unit ready to go!  Interactive notebook pages, learning centers, SB/PPT activities, games and MORE! $

Civil War and Reconstruction {Complete Social Studies Unit