5th Grade social studies- In Thomas Jefferson's own words, Westward Expansion was the key to our nations health.

5th Grade social studies- In Thomas Jefferson's own words, Westward Expansion was the key to our nations health.

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This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography  and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.

This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.

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This will be the first page in our interactive notebook.. love it. Had students ask me last year what was the point of social studies. We can start the yr with them knowing

This will be the first page in our interactive notebook.. love it. Had students ask me last year what was the point of social studies. We can start the yr with them knowing

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Freebie from The Pensive Sloth.  Add a PBL to your Civil War unit with the Civil War Museum Project.  Appropriate for 5th through 8th grade social studies and history classes.

Freebie from The Pensive Sloth. Add a PBL to your Civil War unit with the Civil War Museum Project. Appropriate for 5th through 8th grade social studies and history classes.

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Starting Out with Sentence Stems- This post has ideas for using sentence stems in math, social studies, and science. | The Science Penguin

Starting Out with Sentence Stems- This post has ideas for using sentence stems in math, social studies, and science. | The Science Penguin

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Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project worksheet)

Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project worksheet)

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