U.S. History Activities That Drive Students to Action!
Create a skit about Manifest Destiny. Write a poem about the Oregon Trail. Hook students with multiple learning styles in a series of cooperative learning activities that span all major eras of U.S. history and can be woven seamlessly into your regular unit or make for an exciting game format!
- Speed, Time, and Creative Challenges
- Post-Activity Discussion Questions and Student-Created Examples
- Reproducible Creative Challenges Template
- Alignment with Common Core, C3, and NCSS Standards
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©2018. Middle school, high school. 103 pages.
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About the Author
Caleb Sanders has spent his time in education as a Social Studies teacher at the high school level for the last 16 years. He was recognized as one of the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award recipients in the state of Wyoming in 2015, and has been recognized as Teacher of the Year by his district. Caleb is the author of the Teacher’s Discovery® Easy Debates series and the SHOW ME Challenges and Clues series, as well as Creating Easy Mock Trials for Your Social Studies Classroom. He has created a steady stream of mock trials, debates, simulations, and other activities that he frequently uses in his classroom to engage students in lively learning. Caleb is married to Lexi Sanders, and they have three children. He loves astronomy, board games, puzzles, and collecting children’s books. His identical twin brother is his department chair at the same high school, which results in plenty of fun confusion!