Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court
Learn about the Supreme Court decisions that changed the course of American history with this activity.
If you're looking for a good guide to some of the big cases for your kids, this should work for you.
Social Studies: Banned Books Week Lesson Plan
A Free Social Studies lesson plan for grades 9-12 on Banned Books Week. This lesson plan also works for Language Arts classes and can be easily modified for grades 6-8.
This free lesson plan was a lot of fun for the students. They had a great time exploring some of the banned books and discussing their First Amendment right to free speech.
Social Studies: American Immigration Graphing Activity
Consider and chart the importance of immigration to the US with this activity inspired by current events.
This activity shows the often ignored upside of immigration issue and opened my students' eyes to the its complexity.
Social Studies: Olympics History & Aspirations
Students will consider their existing knowledge of the Olympics tradition, along with exploring what their gold medal dreams may be.
From phonics to building vocabulary, these pop-culture printables are a valuable resource to my students.