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Social studies classroom

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Social studies classroom. Get inspired and try out new things.

Don't Decorate - Design! It is back to school time, and teachers all across the US are frantically putting up posters and bulletin boards to decorate their room before the first day of school. But instead

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An overview of strategies to use when planning a stations lesson in your secondary classroom. Includes 5 important questions to ask and help in how to planning a great lesson.

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Well, hey y'all! It's so good to be back blogging here at Primary Chalkboard! I'm Heather from Brainy Apples, and today I am going to share how I set up my classroom for the new school year. I officially go back tomorrow, but I went in every day this week to get my room ready. Please don't throw tomatoes! I know you elementary peeps go in MANY more days than just 3, and, on those days, you spend close to 8 hours each day. I know. I was elementary for 13 years. I don't even know how many days…

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I randomly came up with this idea during the last week of school. One of my reading groups had finished their book and project before any of the other groups had finished. Instead of giving them a new book (there was only one week left), I quickly created this template and told them to pick an event in history and research it. I had one boy choose the Vikings, someone else chose the atomic bomb, a girl wanted the great depression, and another student picked the Korean war. I loved that…

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RACE doesn't fit Social Studies curriculum - so why do we use it? I've adopted a different acronym for my classes - MEAL. See how I use this acronym!

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