Interactive Notebook Resources ready to use in the middle school history/social studies middle classroom. There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.
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.
FREE - Google Earth Latitude and Longitude: U.S. Capitals worksheet. I use this with my sixth grade students when we learn about latitude and longitude. This worksheet has 15 sets of latitude and longitude coordinates. Students are to find the capital city located at each set of coordinates using Google Earth.