50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms, 4th edition

  • Kathryn M. Obenchain, 
  • Ronald V. Morris

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Overview

50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms gives you 50 ready-to-use strategies and ideas for engaging elementary and middle school students in learning social studies. The strategies are adaptable to different classroom configurations and needs, including multiple student groups and a diverse set of learners.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780137416776

Subject: Curriculum & Instruction

Category: Science Methods

Table of contents

Introduction

Part I: Overarching Social Studies Instructional Strategies
1. Community Building
2. Creating Classroom Rules
3. Developing Multiple Perspectives
4. Concepts: Development and Attainment
5. Questioning
6. Media Literacy
7. Discovery Learning
8. Inquiry Learning
9. Graphic Organizers
10. Historical Source Work

Part II: Specific Social Studies Instructional Strategies to Advance Content Knowledge and Skills Development
11. Archaeological Digs
12. Architecture and Landscape Design Significance
13. Case Studies
14. Cemetery Studies
15. Community Maps
16. Custom Boxes
17. Decision Trees and Decision Grids
18. Discerning Qualifications
19. Field Trips of Distinction
20. Folk Culture
21. Games
22. Genealogies
23. Graphic Novels
24. Guest Speakers
25. Historical Characters
26. Historical Reenactments
27. Home Living Centers
28. Informal Learning
29. Learning Centers
30. Literature Book Clubs
31. Maps and Globes using GoogleEarth
32. Mini-Society
33. Mock Trials
34. Model Factory
35. Museum Exhibits
36. Music History
37. Newspaper Making
38. Oral Histories
39. Pen Pals
40. Readers' Theater
41. Role-Playing
42. Sand Table maps
43. Service-Learning
44. Timelines
45. Trash Trail
46. Traveling Ambassador
47. Video Production
48. Virtual Field Trips
49. WebQuest
50. Wikis

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