US History Bundle Table of Contents

Social Studies Teaching Strategies

  • Group Work Contract and Debrief Cards Activity
  • Interactive Notebook Bundle
  • Interactive Notebook Starter’s Kit
  • Kaboom! Game
  • Prop Box Play
  • Social Studies – Image Analysis
  • Social Studies – Reading Strategies
  • Social Studies Anchor Charts
  • Social Studies Brain Breaks Teaching Ideas
  • Social Studies Teaching Strategies Binder and Manual
  • Social Studies Writing Strategies
  • Discussion Strategies for Social Studies
  • Teaching Tips for Social Studies
  • Social Studies Lesson Plan Template

Starting the School Year Off Right!

  • Back to School – Interactive Notebooks
  • Back to School – Textbook Scavenger Hunt – Text Features
  • Classroom Jobs for Texas History
  • First Day of School Artifact Introduction Primary Source Activity
  • First Day of School Classroom Scavenger Hunt
  • Why Study History? Reading and Doodle Notes Activity with Google Slides™
  • US History Eras Word Wall and Images

  • US History Word Wall terms for the Year


  • Exploration and Colonization Word Wall Terms
  • Exploration of the Americas with Google Slides™
  • 13 Colonies Lap Book
  • 13 Colonies Anchor Chart Kit
  • Early English Colonies: Roanoke, Jamestown and Plymouth with Doodle Notes and Google Slides™
  • Carriage Ride Across the Colonies Activity with Google Slides™
  • 13 Colonies Review Game
  • 13 Colonies Task Cards
  • Colonization Hexagonical Thinking
  • Colonization Review with Boom Cards™

American Revolution

  • American Revolution Word Wall Terms
  • Events Leading to the American Revolution Activity with Google Slides™
  • Heroes of the American Revolution Battles and People Doodle Notes and Stations
  • Was the American Revolution Justified? DBQ – Reading and Writing using Primary Resources
  • American Revolution I Have, Who Has
  • American Revolution Dominoes
  • American Revolution Sequencing Activity
  • American Revolution Task Cards


  • Constitution Word Wall Terms
  • Roots of the Constitution Doodle Notes
  • Constitution Lap Book
  • Articles of Confederation Readings and Doodle Notes
  • Constitutional Convention Readings and Doodle Notes
  • Ratifying the Constitution – Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists Debate
  • Bill of Rights Readings and Doodle Notes
  • Bill of Rights from the Constitution Scenarios Games and Review
  • Principles of Government Reading and Doodle Notes
  • Principles of Government Scenarios and Games
  • Constitution Task Cards
  • Constitution Escape Room

New Republic

  • New Republic Word Wall Terms
  • New Republic of the United States Lap Book
  • Washington’s Presidency Reading and Doodle Notes
  • The First Political Parties
  • Foreign Affairs under Washington
  • Hamilton’s Financial Plan
  • George Washington’s Farewell Address Primary Source Analysis
  • Jefferson’s Presidency Activity
  • The War of 1812 Activity
  • Court Cases of the New Republic Activity and Game
  • New Republic Task Cards
  • Presidents of the New Republic Card Sort

Jacksonian Era

  • Jackson Word Wall
  • Jackson Mini-Lecture
  • Age of Jackson and his Legacy Debate
  • Jackson Task Cards
  • Jackson Boom Cards™

Westward Expansion

  • Westward Expansion Lap Book and Activity
  • Manifest Destiny Activity
  • Westward Expansion Task Cards
  • Texas Annexation during Westward Expansion Primary Sources and Debate
  • Mexican American War Presentation and Writing Activity
  • Westward Expansion Boom Cards™
  • Westward Expansion Mapping Challenge

Industrial Revolution and Immigration

  • The Factory System and Economic Growth in the Industrial Revolution
  • Industrial Revolution Primary Sources and Gallery Walk 
  • Industrial Revolution 3 Way Match
  • Guess in 3 Industrial Revolution Game
  • Immigration Primary Sources and Writing Activity
  • Immigration DBQ Activity

Reform Era

  • Can America Be Reformed? Discussion and Doodle Notes
  • Reform Movement Museum
  • Reform Movement Review Activity
  • Reform Era for Distance Learning with Google Slides
  • Reform Era Spoons Game
  • Horace Mann and Education Reform 
  • The Abolitionist Movement for Distance Learning with Google Slides


  • Sectionalism Word Wall Terms
  • Events Leading to the Civil War Lap Book and Activities
  • Causes of the Civil War Reading and Questions
  • The Compromise of 1850 – Fugitive Slave Act
  • The Missouri Compromise
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin Reading and Questions
  • Events Leading to the Civil War Debate
  • Nat Turner’s Rebellion
  • The Kansas Nebraska Act
  • The Dred Scott Case
  • Events Leading to the Civil War Review Game
  • Events Leading to the Civil War for Distance Learning with Google Slides

The Civil War

  • Civil War Word Wall Terms
  • The Civil War Lap Book and Activities
  • Civil War Debate and Primary Sources
  • The Civil War with QR Codes
  • Civil War Task Cards
  • The Civil War for Distance Learning with Google Slides™
  • I Have, Who Has for the Civil War
  • Civil War Dominoes
  • The Civil War Review with Boom Learning™
  • Civil War Hexagonical Thinking


  • Reconstruction Word Wall Terms
  • Reconstruction Lap Book
  • Reconstruction Museum Activity
  • Reconstruction Amendments Activity
  • Freedman’s Bureau Activity
  • Presidential and Radical Reconstruction Activity
  • Sharecropping Activity
  • Reversing Reconstruction Activity
  • Scalawags and Carpetbaggers Activity
  • Reconstruction Readings and Activities
  • Reconstruction Spoons
  • Reconstruction Boom Cards™
  • Reconstruction Hexagonical Thinking
  • Reconstruction Odd One Out Game

STAAR Review Activities

  • 2 Week STAAR Blitz Plan
  • STAAR Escape Room Activity
  • The US at War Escape Room
  • Mapping Challenge
  • US History Eras Game
  • Heroes of History Game
  • California Gold Rush
  • US History Dominoes Game
  • Court Cases in American History Review Game

End of Year Activities

  • End of the Year Choice Board Project

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