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  • Peru Country Study | Notebooking Unit
    $4.00

    This is a country study resource on the South American country of Peru focusing on the 5 Themes of Geography! There are a lot of country studies but this one is different.

    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 Peru
    • – Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to synthesize information and write about Peru through a 5 themes of geography lens.
    • – Create a wonderful project displaying their learning.
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  • Thomas Edison - Electric Light
    $1.00

    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 Thomas Edison invented a practical electric light for home use!

    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.

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  • martin luther King nobel peace prize
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    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.

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    Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American woman to publish a book of poetry. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent.

    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 it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    ‘Birds of Prey’ is a 41 page download and offers pages specifically designed to help students organize and present research reports for each bird. Also included are several ‘blank’ pages for students to use when researching other birds as well as pages to add additional information to any report.

    See description below for the list of included birds!

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    This resource is a project-based activity designed to be used during any election (local, state or national). It can be completed individually or in cooperative groups. Perfect for any Civics, Social Studies, or Government classroom 6th-12th grades.

    The assignment consists of comparing / contrasting two candidates and requires students to research, report, plus give their own opinions on several aspects surrounding the various activities listed below. You can also require students to create a presentation if you’d like of all their findings!

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    Studying the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln? Wanting your students to develop their ability to research, organize, write and create a complete project? This interactive – hands on – resource is one that can be used in Social Studies / History and Language Arts classes and is designed to be either teacher led or student centered – whichever you prefer!

    This project resource can be assigned individually or to cooperative groups. You can give students as much latitude as you want – or – you can be very deliberate in what and how you assign students to use the pages.

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  • $16.99

    People included in this unit:

    • Sojourner Truth
    • Frederick Douglass
    • Harriet Tubman
    • Dred Scott
    • Barack Obama
    • Booker T Washington
    • Thurgood Marshall
    • Rosa Parks
    • Maya Angelou

    Unit includes:

    • – Creating a Notebooking Project Instructions
    • – Supplies Needed List
    • – Evaluation Worksheet
    • – Assignment Worksheet
    • – Several Generic Student Project Pages to use for organization, research, brainstorming, etc.
    • – Sources worksheet
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    Dred Scott was an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as the “Dred Scott case”.

    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. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    George Washington Carver was an American agricultural scientist and inventor. He actively promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. Apart from his work to improve the lives of farmers, Carver was also a leader in promoting environmentalism. He received numerous honors for his work, including the Spingarn Medal of the NAACP. In an era of high racial polarization, his fame reached beyond the black community. He was widely recognized and praised in the white community for his many achievements and talents. In 1941, Time magazine dubbed Carver a “Black Leonardo”.

    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. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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  • $3.75

    Have your students complete a biographical research report on a Hispanic American with the help of this resource. Your students may need some guidance in the planning, organizing and presenting a wonderful project, so I have included several thing to aid them.

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  • Research Notecard (Generic for any project)
    $1.00

    A student tool to aid them in research. Students will use to keep notes while researching. Each card has a place to record:

    • -Important fact
    • -Source
    • -Author
    • -Publication
    • -Other

    Can be used for any subject or research project.

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  • $1.50

    When doing research, students will find many written documents that could be appropriate to draw from. However, it is important to analyze each. Why? Analyzing historical documents requires students to identify the purpose, message, and audience of a text. This worksheets is a graphic organizer that will guide students through the analysis of these documents.

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    Margaret Brent was the first woman in the American colonies to appear before a court of the Common Law to claim land in her own right or to pursue her own interests in court. She was also a significant founding settler in the early histories of the colonies of Maryland and Virginia.

    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. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Mary Barrett Dyer was a British-born religious figure whose martyrdom to her Quaker faith helped relieve the persecution of that group in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    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. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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  • Veterans Day Project - Notebook - Interactive - Research
    $3.50

    Observed every November, Veterans Day is a special day set aside to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. Veterans. This resource has been designed to give students the opportunity to research various aspects of the holiday, the men who have served, branches of the military, and anything related to the United States armed forces. After they have completed their research, students will have materials to…

    • *Create a stand alone notebook project
    • *Use the pages within to creatively add to their existing History / Social Studies interactive notebooks.
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  • $2.00

    Layered research gives students the opportunity to delve deeply into a topic and use a variety of methods of reporting and synthesizing material for a deep learning experience.  There are three layers of research. The first (bottom) layer will give students 9 tasks of which they will perform all of them. For the second (middle) layer, students are given 6 tasks of which they will choose to complete 4. For the third (top) layer, students are given 9 tasks of which they will choose to complete 6.

    Tasks are designed to engage students in a variety of ways and will require students to be creative! This resource is designed to be used with 6th-12th grade students and can be used for any subject.

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