Are you expected to change how you teach because of new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & new CCSS for Literacy and Writing in History/Social Studies and Science? Are you expected to continue to meet existing science and social studies standards, AND integrate new, more rigorous expectations for reading, writing, analysis, inference, and more into your daily instruction? The Common Core Road to the Civil War Lessons and Activities allows you to immediately meet new CCSS for English Language Arts, as well at Literacy and Writing in History/Social Studies. This ready-to-use reproducible book includes 24 pages of supplemental resources are just what you need to met the new added requirements of Common Core!
Study location and place, human-environment interaction, different types of maps, and map reading, as well as the regions and countries of the world. Activities become more challenging as students build upon what they have previously learned. Two reproducible activities per page. Perfect for review and practice. Supports National Geography standards.
Divided into two main sections; vocabulary/research and literature/writing and subdivided into four sections: vocabulary, research using non fiction, specific novel activities and writing activities. Other contents include: teacher suggestions, an annotated bibliography of novels, list of books, songs and movies of the war years, a list of useful addresses and a marking sheet. 62 activities.
Publisher: S & S Learning
Product ID: SSLF126
Grades: Grades 7 - 8
Level(s): Middle School
File Size: 5.35 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781770726505
ISBN (Physical Book): 1550354019
Enter the sometimes humorous and somewhat serious world of the Victorians. Included are 12 activities in English, research, creative writing and creativity. The ideas and activities may be used as a follow-up study on early pioneer life.
Introduce the XXII Olympic Games with this eleven page starter guide. Information on the Sochi Winter Olympics Games including: the Olympic Mascots; Medals; and Torch, the Sochi Olympic Park, and activities to keep track of the medal standings by individual sport, standings by country and men and women by country. Answer key provided.
Ten year-old Robin is growing up in England in the 14th century. Just when he is to go and live with his godfather, Robin becomes ill and loses the use of his legs. A kindly friar, Brother Luke, cares for him and assures Robin that there is always a door in the wall when adversity strikes. Novel by Marguerite De Angeli. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.
Bruno and Boots are up to their old tricks but are finally caught. Mr. Sturgeon, the headmaster, separates them, putting Bruno with Elmer Drimsdale and Boots with George Wexford-Smyth III. This results in a determined effort by Bruno and Boots to be reunited! Novel by Gordon Korman. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.
Students will study the levels of government from their own provincial government to the federal government and the electoral process. Activities include making comparisons between the different types of government in our world to describing the immigration process to becoming a new Canadian.Get E-Lessons (smaller segments) for this product
This updated version includes Russia. Spark student patriotism and enthusiasm with a Winter Olympic celebration in you classroom. Stimulate interest and awareness in the history of the Winter Olympic Games and how they evolved. Study the traditions and the ceremonies hel before and after the Games. Develop an awareness of the types fo sporting events and the Canadian athletes participating in them. The Winter Olympics contains the following: Reproducible Information Sheets on Olympic History, Reproducible Follow up Activities for Olympic History, Winter Olympic and Paralympic Sports Information Sheets with Follow up Activities, 12 Biographies of Former Canadian Olympians with Follow up Activities, Winter Olympic Word Search, Olympic Crossword Puzzle, and Olympic Medal and Sporting Event Tracking Sheets. This updated version includes Sochi, Russia.
Canada & World Connections. The United States is Canada's major trading partner. Students will learn how this relationship affects our trade policies, media, immigration, culture, technology, tourism, history and geography. Students study the relationship Canada has with other trading partners around the world.
Use this activity-based resource to incorporate a variety of Christmas activities into your classroom.
The setting is a Mormon Community in Utah, in 1896. Meet the Fitzgerald family and the Great Brain, Tom. When Tom puts his Great Brain to work the problem is always solved but with different results for different people. Novel by John D. Fitzgerald. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.
Students will be amazed with the development of this country as you travel through our history with the thirteen reading information cards, and theme test provided. Reading information topics include: an introduction to Canada, First Canadians, Vikings, Settlers from France, Colonizing of New France, the Fight over Fur, Confederation Comes to Canada, the Young Nation Grows, problems in Western Canada, into the 20th century. 40 activities.
This resource gives your students a chance to creare their own books of various styles while learning about some of the most interesting Canadians ever. Illustrated information sheets accompany each booklet. Grade appropriate sentences on each page tell the story of these famous people. And professional line drawings bring the subjects to life. Students are given plenty of opportunity to interact with the historical characters as they create their own illustrations, or cut and paste information into their books to match the drawings. Additional worksheets provide excellent follow-up activities.
Take your students on a world trip to explore the traditions, customs and celebrations of people living in other lands. Information cards focus on Christmas traditions from Jordan, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Sweden, Poland, Austria, Japan, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Greece, Mexico and Spain, France, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Canada, the United States and Great Britain. 34 activities.
Canada has been a united country since July 1, 1867 and in that time has had a variety of leaders who have seen our country through peace and war, wealth and depression, as well as many challenging world events. Students will learn about these individuals, who they were, what their political views were, their beliefs for Canada as a country, as well as their strengths and weaknesses. Examine the affects that each Prime Minister had on Canada and the important events that occurred during their time in government. 80 pages.
The Winter Solstice is a good time to make your students aware of the changes in their environment. The ideas, information, activities, poems, songs and reproducible activities could be used to stimulate student interest in the winter season. This theme could be extended into January as well.View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
Learn about Canada's provinces, cities, tourist and historical attractions! A twelve page reproducible student booklet will teach students about the provinces and territories, their names, locations, flowers, and flags. More than 65 activities, teacher information, suggestions and answer key.
Outline Maps of Canada is an important resource to help introduce and review mapping skills, with an emphasis on Canadian maps. Almost every map included can be used to teach or review the use of: directions on a compass rose, symbols on a legend and mapping terms such as border, boundary and hemisphere. The maps will help students: recognize the shape of Canada; locate Canada in North America and the world; recognize and locate Canada's provinces, territories and capital cities; begin to recognize parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude; use simple scale on maps of Canada; provide starting points for inquiry or research on specific provinces and territories; use a grid on a map; locate and name rivers and large bodies of water.
Cette unité vous permettra d'explorer le système solaire et l'idée des extraterrestres. Vous trouverez trente-quatre activités toutes prêtes de lecture, de grammaire, de compréhension de textes et de recherche, une liste détaillée de vocabulaire et quatorze feuilles-réponses.
Pippi is a silly little girl who lives without any grown-ups at the edge of the village with a monkey and a horse. Novel by Astrid Lingren. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.
Familiarize your students with the history of the calendar, types of calendars, ways we tell time, use the calendar, the importance of the calendar, the four seasons and special days. Students will also learn the number of days in a week, a month, and year and discuss a century and decade. Blank months for the students to make their own personal calendars. 25 activities.
Mystery, Myth or Fact? With this resource, students will learn little known facts about different aspects of Canada's history, as well as events and personalities in Canada's history. Also included are discussions on mysteries from Canadian history for students to discuss and debate. 96 pages.
The Founders - 1608-1700. Champlain, Talon, Maisonneauve, Frontenac and numerous others were the early founders of New France. Activities deal with the geographical location of New France, the important role played by the many explorers, missionaries and nuns in the new settlement, the organization of the Seigneurial System and the lifestyle and hardships endured by the new settlers. 50 activities.
Come to the depths of the underwater world to study and explore the most fascinating but misunderstood creatures of the sea, the shark. Learn about the different types of sharks, their physical characteristics, adaptation, reproduction, by-products and why they are feared with the integrated activities found in this complete resource.
British Columbia is the western most Canadian province. It is a land of mountains, valleys, farms and huge trees and a rich source of Canadian history. Make your students more aware of the greatness of this magnificent province. This book highlights the history, land, industry, animals, symbols and interesting places found in British Columbia. Additional activities in language, creative writing, mapping and research are also included, with a reproducible student booklet and answer key.
Real or make-believe, the bear is a creature that has captured the hearts and the attention of young children. Discuss the different types of bears, their homes and foods they eat. Complete with sentence puzzle cards of the story goldilocks and the Three Bears.
We are subjected to thousands of media images and sounds each day. Most of the time, they flash by us so fast that we barely have time to think about them. In fact, most of these messages are designed to avoid critical thinking on our part. In the past, there was nowhere in our education where we have been taught to critically examine these messages. The main purpose of this book is to create awareness in young people about those messages around them. These messages often appeal to our emotions and feelings; Are we fearful? Insecure? Judgmental? Once students have acquired the skills to look at media messages critically, they will be better equipped to make decisions about their true value. Students will understand media texts, understand media forms and techniques and create media texts. Includes 5 messages in media activities, 59 understanding and creating media text activities and a teacher guide.
Ces activitandés aideront vos andélandèves a mieux comprendre la signification du jour du Souvenir et andà le respecter ainsi la place qu'il occupe parmi les nobles traditions de notre pays. 27 activitandés.
Separated from their father, who is serving with the Union Army, the March girls rely upon each other and their strong mother as they experience the joys and hardships of adolescence and young adulthood. Novel by Louisa May Alcott. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.
A two page summary with follow-up on the sport of Curling and the year it became an Olympic sport. Students will research to learn the definition for fifteen curling terms and research to learn more about one of the ten famous Canadian curlers listed. Answer key provided.
A mysterious iron giant appears in a farming community and eats up all the farm equipment. A young boy comes up with a plan so that the Iron Man and the people can live together. Novel by Ted Hughes. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.
Celebrate the traditions of Halloween with your students by implementing any of the teaching ideas, poems, songs and reproducible activity sheets in this section.View the eBook that this E-Lesson is taken from here.
Three research activities on Flags of Olympic Countries, A Famous Winter Olympian, and Medal Awards.