Prop Box Play

Are you looking for a fun activity to teach new content or even to use as a review? Why not try a Prop Box Play?

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Free Form Mapping

Are you looking for a new idea to start off the New Year? Why not try Free Form Mapping?  It is a simple idea to

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“Your Homework is Fun!”

I will never forget that statement… “Your homework is fun!” – It was a 7th grade girl commenting on my Interactive Notebook assignments. I would

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Supporting Secondary Readers

Supporting Struggling Readers In Secondary Social Studies   Many secondary students struggle reading the complex text that is required of a history course. The primary

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Beyond the Frame

How do you get your students to see beyond the surface level of a topic? Do you ever just give a picture to your students

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Sequencing Strategies

What is history without dates? But more importantly, do your kids know how different events relate to each other? Can they see relationships between the

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Headline News Summary

Summarization is a key concept that many students struggle with – regardless of grade level. This summarization strategy works with both upper elementary through junior

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