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This is a country study resource on the South American country of Uruguay focusing on the 5 Themes of Geography! There are a lot of country studies but .
This study will ask students to ‘think like a geographer‘ in their research and recording. Using this resource, students will…
- – Learn about the country of Uruguay
- – Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to synthesize information and write about Uruguay through a 5 themes of geography lens.
- – Create a wonderful project displaying their learning.
A Day in History – Investigation Station is a series of fun sleuthing research and writing activities based on a single event on a specific day in history! This resource focuses on the day that Martin Luther King, Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize (October 14, 1964).
Students will learn about an event and be given several topics from which to choose to ‘investigate’. After some exploration, students are asked to write what they have discovered and name used sources.
So…with each lesson, students will:
▪ (Read) Learn one ‘On this Day in History’ fact.
▪ (Investigate) Take a related topic and explore it through the use of different forms of media (i.e. books, internet).
▪ (Write) Summarize and write what they have discovered. This also should include the recording of sources.
If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is a great unit. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!
A fun and whimsical cross-curricular activity that your students will love. Students will read a ‘going back in time’ narrative about a young man finding himself aboard a ship with Christopher Columbus. After reading the passage and answering a few ‘get you thinking’ questions, students will be asked to ‘complete the story’. Ask students not only to use their knowledge and skills of writing but also their knowledge about Columbus, the time, the passage to the ‘New World’, living conditions, etc. You may also ask them to do a little research to find out more about the subject before completing the story.
This resource provides students with engaging materials to create a lasting Memorial Day project. Students are given suggested Memorial Day topics to study as well as a list of suggested books (to get them started). As students learn about Memorial Day and associated vocabulary (included), they willl organize and record the information within their notebooking project. Templates are designed for collecting and recording research information, reports, timelines, vocabulary work, poetry and more.
– Creating a Notebooking Project…What is notebooking instructional page
– Supply list
– Evaluation rubric
– Organizational Pages for student use
– Suggested topics and reading list
– Related vocabulary list
– 3 Cover pages
– 27 different notebooking template pages (each in both color and b/w)
Susan B Anthony was a great influential woman in American History who was a major women’s rights activist and played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. She was also an abolitionist and worked in the Temperance movement as well.
This resource, Susan B Anthony – Biographical Research & Notebooking, has been designed to provide your students with the materials they need to complete a research / report project about her!