Secondary social studies

Explore exciting and interactive secondary social studies ideas to make learning fun for students. Discover innovative approaches to teaching history, geography, and more.
Standards-Based Social Studies Bell-Ringers (Bell Work, Warm-ups, Start-Nows) Social Studies Bell Ringers, Progressive Era Activities, Historical Thinking Skills, 6th Grade Social Studies, 7th Grade Social Studies, 5th Grade Social Studies, 4th Grade Social Studies, History Lessons, Social Studies Teaching Strategies

Do you use bell work (sometimes called bell-ringers, start-nows, or warm-ups) in your History or Social Studies classroom? If not, you might...

Avatar
Social Studies Toolbox
5 Ways to add Primary Source Analysis to your Social Studies Lessons Reading, Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Social Studies Middle School, Social Studies Lesson, Primary Source Documents, Primary Sources, Teacher Blogs, First Year Teachers

Bring history to life in your classroom! Instead of just reading through a textbook or lecturing, allow your students to become historians within your own classroom through primary source analysis. Here are five ways to get your students to actively and skillfully conceptualize and evaluate information.

Avatar
Michelle McDonald | Strategic Educational Services
Social Studies Class, Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Lesson, High School Social Studies, 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Elementary, Social Studies Education, Social Studies Middle School, Social Studies Projects

Learn how to use social studies stations in the Middle & High School classroom to increase student engagement. Includes link for a free station activity!

Avatar
Paige Engelson
Easy-to-use tips for planning an engaging and memorable first lesson of the year for your Middle School Social Studies class whether you are teaching digitally or in-person, plus an awesome lesson idea for your first day teaching 6th grade, 7th grade, or 8th grade. #socialstudies #middleschool #socialstudieslesson #distancelearning #backtoschool High School Social Studies Lesson Plans, 5th Grade Social Studies, 7th Grade Social Studies, Middle School Social Studies Projects, Middle School Social Studies Activities, 6th Grade Social Studies, Middle School Lesson Plans, Social Studies First Day Activities, Social Studies Projects Middle School

Easy-to-use tips for planning an engaging and memorable first lesson of the year for your Middle School Social Studies class whether you are teaching digitally or in-person, plus an awesome lesson idea for your first day teaching 6th grade, 7th grade, or 8th grade. #socialstudies #middleschool #socialstudieslesson #distancelearning #backtoschool

Avatar
Social Studies Aloft
These ideas are all great for increasing student engagement and learning in my classroom for 2023! Engagements, High School Social Studies Classroom, Middle School Social Studies Lessons, High School Social Studies, Social Studies Middle School, Social Studies Class, Middle School Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Projects Middle School, Social Studies Lesson

Teaching social studies is more of a challenge than ever before. Here are 5 key trends for 2023 to help your teaching be less stressful and more impactful for your students.

Avatar
Aimee La Dow