These presentations and handouts explain different class activities and projects for a social studies class. Some could also be used in other subjects.

CURRENT EVENTS FORMAT

by Mr. Harpine .
A form for completing current events assignments.
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dasaunders

by Mr. Harpine .
A website with additional projects, interactive notebook ideas, fold ables and more.
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Timeline Card Template

by Mr. Harpine .
These transparencies can be used to help students create timeline cards.

This resource is part of the Note Taking Formats collection.

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Grafitti Activity

by Mr. Harpine .
A lesson strategy for reviewing a concept using "grafitti"
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Write a Rap

by Mr. Harpine .
Guidelines for students to write a rap or song about the chapter they've most recently read in class. A great lesson for review or new topics.
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Current Events

by Mr. Harpine .
A format for current events
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A powerpoint for prereading
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This is a brief PowerPoint which provides questions as to how to analyze a primary source. It is based upon the National Archives Format found at www.nara.gov.

This resource is part of the Audio Texts, Music and Podcasts collection.

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write a play
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Notepassing Lesson

by Mr. Harpine .
A silent group work activity.
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Historical Figure

by Mr. Harpine .
Write a letter to a historical figure.
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Rubrics

by Mr. Harpine .
Use this website to create rubrics for the projects listed here.
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Question Cards

by Mr. Harpine .
These cards can be used for games, discussions, etc.
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Standards Based Projects

by Mr. Harpine .
This is a power point giving instructions for various projects that can be used to meet state standards for higher order thinking skills. A number of different ideas are included. It is helpful to make an example ahead of time to show to the students.
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A sample yearly schedule for class projects, assuming one project per week, excluding test weeks. Most of these projects are available here or on the reccomended websites. A few of them are not included, because of copyright restrictions, but they are available in various publications.
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A power point presentation explaining the home reading log to students.

This link will take you to a homework packet that contains a blank reading log. http://www.geocities.com/dharpine

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Ancient Egypt WebQuest

by Mr. Harpine .
A web quest for Ancient Egypt
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Power Points

by Mr. Harpine .
A website with tons of Power Points you can use.
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Spelling Cards Template

by Mr. Harpine .
This resource is a template to make study cards for spelling or vocabulary words.

This resource is part of the Vocabulary Study collection.

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Definitions Template

by Mr. Harpine .
A template for studying vocabulary words.
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This assignment and rubric are designed to help students complete an essay about an article. The teacher should select an appropriate article and use this assignment to help students respond to what they have read. The public library is a good source of articles (National Geographic, Cobblestone, Calliope, Time, Newsweek, etc.). Your school may also have access to publications such as Junior Scholastic, Weekly Reader, etc.).

This resource is part of the Rubrics and Scoring Guides collection.

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Map Activity Sheet

by Mr. Harpine .
a sheet for students to use when completing maps in class. This sheet is designed for groupwork. You can find maps (outline or completed) at this site… http://www.worldatlas.com
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Geography Lab

by Mr. Harpine .
A lab that helps students to understand the problems with placing a round earth on a flat sheet of paper. This was created by NASA.
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Lesson plans, labs and worksheets created by NASA
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Historical Outline Maps

by Mr. Harpine .
Outline maps including historical maps
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Grammar Spinner

by Mr. Harpine .
A Power Point Spinner to use ingrammar activities
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Five W's Spinner

by Mr. Harpine .
A paper spinner to use for group and center activities
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Guided Reading Spinner

by Mr. Harpine .
A paper spinner for group work and center activities
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Writers workshop Spinner

by Mr. Harpine .
A spinner for group work and center activities
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Home Reading Log

by Mr. Harpine .
A power point to explain how to use a home reading log. I use this for homework.
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Movie Guide

by Mr. Harpine .
A sheet for movie notaetaking using a modified KWL format.
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Discussion Template

by Mr. Harpine .
A power point template to create class discussions
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ACE WRITING STRATEGY

by Mr. Harpine .
A strategy for writing short essays
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Speech Writing Outline

by Mr. Harpine .
An outline for writing speeches. It includes a handout and a poster. This resource uses a format presented on a university website. Here is the website where the original format was found http://www.nsknet.or.jp/~peterr-s/public_speaking/detailoutline.html The documents I have created have changed this format in many ways but, this site contains many resources. If you need a rubric for this lesson you can find one at http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php
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Geography Scavenger Hunts

by Mr. Harpine .
These worksheets have geography scavenger hunts featuring MRS. WAFFENSCHMIDT
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Home Reading Log

by Mr. Harpine .
This is the "Homework Log" that goes with the home reading log listed above. You can find it on the left column of this website.
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Vocab List

by Mr. Harpine .
This is a transparency that can be used to present students with a vocab list
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Article Questions

by Mr. Harpine .
This powerpoint contains questions discussing articles students may have read. It is somewhat more structured than the article reaction assignment listed above.
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A transparency with article questions.
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Act It Out

by Mr. Harpine .
A history format created by the History Alive! program. Hoever, this has been heavily modified from their original idea. The questions and formatting were adapted from http://www.mandygregory.com
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History Foldables

by Mr. Harpine .
A collection of history foldables. This collection is larger than the previous one posted in this collection.
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A map activity in a format similar to the one used on the article reaction assignment posted above. This assignment requires some teacher guidance. You should… 1) Select a country, state etc for the students to learn about 2) Provide a blank outline map (Try http://www.eduplace.com ) 3) Select groups for the students to work in and provide instructions for groupwork behavior

This resource is part of the Rubrics and Scoring Guides collection.

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Historical Outline Maps

by Mr. Harpine .
These maps are for advanced students. Simpler maps can be found at http://www.eduplace.com
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