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Posts Made By: WSU10
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 05-07-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By WSU10
Thank you everyone for the responses!!! Some of...

Thank you everyone for the responses!!! Some of the ideas sound great, especially about becoming the ambassador to a country. I may have to do that.

Whenever I do a project, I require the kids...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 05-05-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By WSU10
Facts About Countries

Next year I would like to do something with the countries around the world. I teach 5th grade, and despite my focus being on the United States, I want to have information up in the room about...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 04-25-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By WSU10
Thank you! I teach 5th grade. They have done...

Thank you!

I teach 5th grade. They have done projects with the other teacher who taught social studies before I took it over full-time. Some did a PowerPoint.

I may make it a two day thing if...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 04-25-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By WSU10
Power Point Presentations

This is a mix of a question. It has social studies aspects and technology aspects.

As the final, major project of the year in my social studies classes. We will be working on Civil War...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 04-25-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By WSU10
I was going to suggest smartexchange as well. I...

I was going to suggest smartexchange as well. I have found a ton of lessons from that website that I use in conjunction with other resources that I have found.

There are tons of great lessons on...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 04-25-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By WSU10
I was left a book about different cultures from...

I was left a book about different cultures from around the world. It had to be pulled off my shelf after the pages of some African cultures were discovered with half naked adults and children....
Board: Fifth Grade 04-11-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By WSU10
When you do the Shakespeare unit, do you use the...

When you do the Shakespeare unit, do you use the lessons from the Folger's website? I just did a quick glance, and the lessons look really cool, and I think a few of my students would enjoy doing a...
Board: Fifth Grade 04-10-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By WSU10
Last Reading Unit Ideas?

I'm at a loss here with what to do for the last few weeks of school. I plan on doing a readers theater unit for the week or week and a half after Easter. I'm looking for something interesting and...
Board: BusyBoard 04-10-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By WSU10
When I finished last spring, my coop. teacher put...

When I finished last spring, my coop. teacher put together a photo album with a few pictures of the students. There were some by the school sign, sitting on my car, from our field trip, and events...
Board: BusyBoard 04-10-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By WSU10
Our district is giving students granola bars each...

Our district is giving students granola bars each day. I'm also bringing in mints and lemon drops. I would definitely ask parents though to see if they could bring anything in. Doesn't have to be...
Board: Fifth Grade 04-07-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By WSU10
I have a $50 budget, I'm extremely envious... ...

I have a $50 budget, I'm extremely envious...

This was my first year of teaching, and my principal was nice enough to let me spend $100 this year.

With my budget, I plan on maybe getting some...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 03-30-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By WSU10
Wrote a letter to parents, had it approved by my...

Wrote a letter to parents, had it approved by my principal, and passed it out to the kids. I told them that some of the material would be censored because it was to graphic, but that they would still...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 03-28-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By WSU10
I'm finding some discussion questions to use, and...

I'm finding some discussion questions to use, and I'll likely make some sort of worksheet thing so I can hold students accountable for watching. Maybe the following day I can hold some sort of...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 03-27-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By WSU10
I own the series, and have watched it many times...

I own the series, and have watched it many times over. I would to see what people have used in their rooms that got the point across. I may watch it to see about the lead up to the war. That might be...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 03-27-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By WSU10
The Civil War by Ken Burns

I'm a 5th grade teacher currently planning my next social studies unit about the Civil War. I have a couple ideas of things to do to teach the kids about the war. However, I would like to incorporate...
Board: Social Studies 03-23-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By WSU10
Thank you for posting those links. I found a lot...

Thank you for posting those links. I found a lot of those activities to be great. I may try and use a few tomorrow in class. I may even try to do a local history thing next week if I can find...
Board: Social Studies 03-21-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By WSU10
Government Activities

I have roughly two days next week that I want to fill with an activity or two. I plan on giving the test next Wednesday and want to do an activity or two for the remaining days of the week. I have a...
Board: Fifth Grade 03-06-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By WSU10
Thank you for sharing your website! It gave me a...

Thank you for sharing your website! It gave me a few ideas about what to add to mine. I'll be adding a lot to mine from your suggestions, and after talking to a few other teachers.
Board: Fifth Grade 03-06-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By WSU10
Classroom Website

I discussed with my principal some of my ideas for next year, and one of those ideas was to create an maintain a class website to keep parents updated with news and other events. She was very...
Board: Fifth Grade 02-20-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By WSU10
Couple Questions for Social Studies

The next unit I am teaching is about government. I have my packet ready, extra sheets lined up to include as supplement to the book, but I am needing a fun activity to start the unit. I want...
Board: BusyBoard 02-05-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By WSU10
We used our one built in snow day before winter...

We used our one built in snow day before winter break. We had another last Monday, but it missed the deadline to make it up on President's Day. Now, our last day is June 2nd, we don't have a Spring...
Board: BusyBoard 02-05-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By WSU10
I'm currently in the last few days of my...

I'm currently in the last few days of my Revolutionary War unit. We've been going for about 2.5-3 weeks on this. Have another week to go before the test and project.

In 3-4 days, I'd include the...
Board: Fifth Grade 02-01-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By WSU10
Thank you for the great suggestions. I think what...

Thank you for the great suggestions. I think what I might do is offer a couple options for the students. I might give them the option to, as a class, create a whole book, I would bind it and then set...
Board: Fifth Grade 01-31-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By WSU10
I really like that idea. It's something that...

I really like that idea. It's something that could be very unique to each class, I have 3 sections of social studies. I have a few questions.

Do you have a list that you would recommend for...
Board: Fifth Grade 01-31-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By WSU10
Revolutionary War Project

I am looking for some sort of project to complete in my social studies classes on the topic of the Revolutionary War. I will likely be starting it next week sometime after we take the test. Does...



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