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Independence Day Video: Boston Tea Party and Thomas Jefferson http://www.teachervision.fen.com/fourth-of-july/video/73340.html This video gives a brief overview of historical events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It's paired with three classroom activities for grades K-3. #FourthOfJuly #AmericanHistory

Branches of Government Activity packet - Common Core Aligned

BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT JIGSAW ACTIVITIES This 15 page branches of government packet specifically covers 4th grade Common Core Standards SL.4.1a , SL.4.1b , SL.4.1d , SL.4.4, SL.4.6 but could easily be made part of a social studies government unit at other grade levels.

Explore American History documentaries, TV shows, movies and more. Choose a topic of historical interest, social studies subject, or unit study from the Subject List - great for supplementing your history lessons.

Women's History Month Video: Mini Biography on Susan B. Anthony http://www.teachervision.fen.com/womens-history/video/73248.html Watch this video biography to learn about Susan B. Anthony's pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement in America. It's paired with 3 classroom activities for grades 1-5.

This resource has a ton of great worksheet games or activities that will increase my students map skills. I would use these as independent practice or a group activity after teaching them the different parts of a map.