This resource will help you assess students progress and prepare them for testing by developing their critical-thinking skills and looking at issues from many different perspectives. Teach them how to make comparisons, draw analogies, and apply knowledge by using historical data and analysis. Includes: Multiple social studies topics appropriate for different grade levels. A teacher instruction page with each student document page that includes background information, questions to use with documents, and engaging student activities. Final essay questions for the student document pages that link the documents together. Teacher Resource CD containing reproducibles of images used on the student pages
Take students beyond textbook history to explore various people and events from ancient Egypt through the 20th Century using primary sources. Students will develop critical-thinking and essay writing skills as they analyze the various documents including photographs, posters, letters, maps, and more. Multiple social studies topics are included for grades K-3, 4-8, and 9-12. This resource includes engaging digital resources and is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports the Common Core and other state standards.