Teaching U.S. History

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Are you looking for some creative teaching strategies for US History? Look no further! This board contains a ton of engaging lessons for the secondary classroom for American History. If you teach middle school or high school social studies follow this board. #ushistory #teachingstrategies

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Civil Rights Movement Groups | Museum Exhibit Project | Print & Digital

Your secondary U.S. History students will be engaged with this fun and interactive project! They will learn about six groups during the civil rights movement (Women's Liberation Movement, Asian-American Movement, Native-American Movement, Gay-Liberation Movement, the Disabled-Rights Movement and the...

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World War 2 | Predicting Allied Strategy | Cooperative Activity |Print & Digital

Students will work in groups to predict Allied strategy during World War 2. After each group shares their prediction with the class, students will take notes on the chart included about the events that actually happened during the battles of World War Two. Both print and digital versions included!*...

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Contemporary Presidents WEBSITE Project | Print & Digital | Grades 8-12

Are you at a loss of how to end the year in your U.S History classroom? This Contemporary Presidents WEBSITE project is the answer. This student-centered project includes everything you need to make the end of the year stress-free. Includes both printable and digital versions too! Perfect for distan...

Letter From a Birmingham Jail Text Analysis |Print & Digital | Distance Learning Creative Teaching, Teaching Science, Social Science, Civil Rights Movement, Teaching Strategies, Learning Centers, Critical Thinking, Teacher Resources, Birmingham

Letter From a Birmingham Jail Text Analysis |Print & Digital | Distance Learning

Martin Luther King, Jr's Letter From a Birmingham Jail is a MUST read for your secondary history students. This 2-page reading includes critical-thinking questions to assess your students' understanding. Purchase includes both print and digital versions. Perfect for distance learning. *This product ...

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Civil Rights Leaders | FakeBook Project | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

This is a fun and interactive activity for any secondary U.S. History class. Students will create a "Fake-Book" template poster just like the internet site Facebook they are familiar with. Both Print and Digital (Google doc) versions included. Perfect for Distance Learning!Each student will create ...

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Social Darwin vs Social Gospel | Lecture & Activity | U.S. History

This creative lecture reviews the major concepts and important people related to the ideologies of Social Darwinism and Social Gospel discussed during the progressive movement of the American Industrial Revolution. To check for understanding, at the end of the lecture a few students are asked to rea...

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Civil Rights Movement Learning Centers | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

This Civil Rights Movement Learning Centers activity is one of my FAVORITE student-centered activities. Students rotate between six different Learning Centers where, with their group, they read information about a specific topic related to Civil Rights and complete a corresponding "Data Sheet". The...

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TRUSTS & Government Corruption | Industrial Revolution | Print & Digital

After this creative power point presentation, your U.S. History students will be able to discuss corporate mergers that produced trusts and cartels and the economic and political policies of industrial leaders. Students will be able to follow along with the lecture using the CLOZE lecture notes. The...

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The Founding of the Nation Power Point Presentation | Print & Digital

This 27-slide Power Point Lecture Presentation reviews the major ideas in the "Founding of the Nation". Reviews the important Enlightenment ideas and philosophers that inspired the American Revolution as well as the reasons why the colonists revolted against Great Britain. Students will take notes o...

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The Civil Rights Movement | TEST | Common-Core | Editable | Print & Google Form

This purchase includes a fully editable TEST related to the Civil Rights Movement for secondary U.S. History. The exam includes 25 multiple-choice and 5 matching, 6 document-based and two short-answer questions. Both print and digital forms are included. The primary sources included for students t...

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The 1920s |The Roaring ‘20s | TEST & Review Game | Print & Digital | Editable

This product includes a 40-question unit exam for the 1920s designed for secondary U.S. History. It includes multiple-choice, matching, document-based questions, and a short-answer writing prompt. The test is editable so you can edit if necessary. Also included is a fun review game - PowerPoint pre...

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MEGA BUNDLE for U.S. History |1st Semester Units 1-5 |SAVE $ | DISTANCE LEARNING

This product includes everything you need to teach first semester, secondary American History class. Both Print & Digital (Google Docs) versions included! Great for Distance Learning.*This product includes both a print and digital version compatible with Google Classroom. Both teacher and studen...

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George W Bush, Jr. | Power Point Lecture Presentation, CLOZE notes, Acrostic

This engaging 34-slide, interactive, Power Point Lecture Presentation reviews the following topics about Presidency of George W Bush, Jr.: Presidential Elections Domestic Policies No Child Left Behind Immigration Tax Cuts Domestic Events Hurricane Katrina 9/11 Anti-Terrorist Measures Foreign Event...

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Civil Rights Movement | Brown v Board of Education | Primary Source Worksheets

This BUNDLE includes six primary and secondary source worksheets related to the famous civil rights case, "Brown vs Board of Education" that desegregated all public schools in the United States. All the worksheets include critical thinking questions. Purchase Includes: • Brown V Board of Education I...

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Mexican Immigration Activity | U.S. History | Bracero Program| DISTANCE LEARNING

Your secondary students will be able to understand the impact of Mexican Immigration in the United States from the turn of the century until 2000. Both Print & Digital (Google drive) versions included! Perfect for Distance Learning.*This product includes both a print and digital version compatib...

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Contemporary American Society Political Cartoon Analysis | DISTANCE LEARNING

This is a fun and interactive group activity where students learn about contemporary American society (post-WWII) by analyzing cartoons. They are first introduced the persuasive techniques used in cartoons:• Exaggeration - Cartoonists will overdo physical characteristics of people or things in order...