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Teaching U.S. History

Collection by Chalk Dust Diva Teaching | Social Studies | History • Last updated 2 days ago

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Are you looking for some creative teaching strategies for US History? Look no further! This board contains a ton of engaging lessons for the secondary classroom for American History. If you teach middle school or high school social studies follow this board. #ushistory #teachingstrategies

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Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Teaching Science, Social Science, Judicial Review, Teaching Secondary, High School History, Essential Questions, Formative Assessment, Review Games, Teaching Strategies

Principles of the Constitution | Lecture & Review Game | Print & Digital

Students will be able to understand the Principles of the Constitution ( Popular Sovereignty, Limited Government, Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances, Judicial Review) by reviewing this information lecture and wrap-up paragraph. Then assess their knowledge by completing this fun and interact...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers History Classroom, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, Primary And Secondary Sources, Teaching Secondary, Depression Self Help, Great Depression, Teaching Strategies

Great Depression | The Causes of the Great Depression DBQ | DISTANCE LEARNING

For this common-core aligned activity students will analyze primary and secondary sources to determine the causes of the Great Depression in the United States. First, students will read and answer critical-thinking questions to obtain historical context about the time period. They will then analyze ...

SUMMER SCHOOL World History MEGA BUNDLE High School 1st Semester Digital & Print Summer School, High School, Industrial Revolution, Teaching Strategies, Google Classroom, Social Science, World History, 15 Years, Lesson Plans

SUMMER SCHOOL World History MEGA BUNDLE High School 1st Semester Digital & Print

This 3-week summer school, 1st Semester BUNDLE for World History includes a day-to-day lesson plan that includes over 32 resources. I have taught this summer school course for over 15 years and have perfected these lessons to be successful for this fast-paced summer school class. This is for 1st se...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Classroom Management Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Study History, World History, Teaching Science, Social Science, Reciprocal Teaching, Learning Log, Teaching Credential

Course Syllabus BUNDLE | U.S. History | World History | Civics | Editable

This BUNDLE includes Course Syllabus handouts and presentations for three courses - U.S. History, World History and Civics for the secondary classroom. Everything is FULLY EDITABLE! You can find these in my Back-to-School BundlesU.S. History HistoryWorld History HistoryCivics************************...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers History Class, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, High School American History, Teaching Secondary, Interactive Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Teaching Strategies

MEGA BUNDLE for U.S. History |1st Semester Units 1-5 |SAVE $ | DISTANCE LEARNING

This product includes everything you need to teach first semester, secondary (middle school or high school) American History class. Both Print & Digital (Google Docs) versions included! Great for Distance Learning."As always, great activities and jammed packed with wonderful activities!"*This pr...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers

The Civil Rights Movement | TEST | Common-Core | Editable | Print & Google Form

This purchase includes a fully editable TEST related to the Civil Rights Movement for secondary U.S. History. The exam includes 25 multiple-choice and 5 matching, 6 document-based and two short-answer questions. Both print and digital forms are included. The primary sources included for students t...

President George HW Bush | Presentation Lecture | NOTES | MEME | Print & Digital

President George HW Bush | Presentation Lecture | NOTES | MEME | Print & Digital

Your students will be engaged in this lecture presentation about President George H.W. Bush. Students will use the lecture notes template to answer key questions and then complete a fun Meme as a formative assessment. Both Print and Digital versions included!"This is a hard topic to find quality res...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers History Class, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, Classroom Rules Poster, Get To Know You Activities, Teaching Strategies, Teacher Resources, Back To School

BACK to SCHOOL BUNDLE | Secondary | U.S. History

This purchase includes everything you will need for the first week of your secondary U.S. History class: • 19-slide PowerPoint: Course Syllabus (Editable)• Student Handout: Course Syllabus(Editable)• 11-slide PowerPoint: U.S. History Introduction(Editable)• 20-slide PowerPoint: U.S. History Pre-Test...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, High School History, Us History, Teaching Secondary, Final Exams, Teaching Strategies, Creative Teaching

Final Exam | US History 2nd Semester | Secondary | Editable | Print & Digital

This is a multiple-choice, 30-question final exam for second-semester secondary U.S. History. Units covered include World War II, the 1950s, The Cold War, and the Civil Rights Movement. An answer KEY is included. The test is editable.Both Print and Digital (Google Form) versions are included. Perf...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Creative Teaching, Teaching Science, Social Science, Middle School Us History, Notes Template, History Classroom, Formative Assessment, Teaching Strategies, Political Cartoons

President George HW Bush | Presentation Lecture | NOTES | MEME | Print & Digital

Your students will be engaged in this lecture presentation about President George H.W. Bush. Students will use the lecture notes template to answer key questions and then complete a fun Meme as a formative assessment. Both Print and Digital versions included!"This is a hard topic to find quality res...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Creative Teaching, Teaching Science, Social Science, Middle School, High School, Great Society, Teaching Strategies, Us History, Teacher Resources

President Johnson | LBJ | Lecture & Speech | Great Society | Print & Digital

This interactive, PowerPoint Lecture Presentation & State of the Union Speech Analysis reviews the following topics about the Domestic policy (The Great Society) of Presidency Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ):IntroductionThe Great SocietyPoverty in AmericaThe Economic Opportunity Act1964 ElectionHealthc...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Inaugural Speech, Creative Teaching, Teaching Science, Social Science, Civil Rights Activists, Teaching Strategies, Us History, Teacher Resources

JFK's Inaugural Address Speech | Perspectives Activity | Print & Digital

In this engaging, common-core-aligned, activity students will each be assigned a profile (Civil Rights Activist, Soviet Diplomat, or Cuban Exile). They read their profile and then read President Kennedy's inaugural speech. They then use evidence from the speech (quotes) to answer the questions of th...

Chalk Dust Diva --- History - Social Science Teaching Resources | Teachers Pay Teachers Creative Teaching, Teaching Science, Social Science, High School History, History Class, Teaching Secondary, American Presidents, Teaching Strategies, Political Cartoons

President Ford and Carter | Lecture | Notes | Print & Digital |Modern America

In this 30-slide editable PowerPoint lecture presentation, your students will learn about American Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. Perfect when teaching about Modern America in your secondary U.S. History or American history class. As students listen to the lecture they will answer question...

Contemporary American Society | UNIT TEST | editable | Print & Digital | US Political Cartoon Analysis, Political Cartoons, American Imperialism, Family Structure, Summative Assessment, Teaching History, Social Change, Teaching Strategies, Us History

MODERN American Society | UNIT TEST | editable | Print & Digital | US History

This product includes a 30-question unit summative assessment test for the unit on the Contemporary American Society| Modern America for secondary U.S History. Both print and Google Form versions are included. The test includes three sections: multiple-choice, matching (match the quote with the Pre...

Contemporary American Society | UNIT TEST | editable | Print & Digital | US Political Cartoon Analysis, Political Cartoons, American Imperialism, Family Structure, Summative Assessment, Teaching History, Social Change, Teaching Strategies, Us History

MODERN American Society | UNIT TEST | editable | Print & Digital | US History

This product includes a 30-question unit summative assessment test for the unit on the Contemporary American Society| Modern America for secondary U.S History. Both print and Google Form versions are included. The test includes three sections: multiple-choice, matching (match the quote with the Pre...

Contemporary Presidents | Web Quest | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING John F Kennedy, Teaching Strategies, Us History, Creative Teaching, Student Work, Social Studies, Middle School, Distance, Fun Facts

MODERN Presidents | WebQuest | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

This student-centered research activity includes a WebQuest for the contemporary Presidents from John F Kennedy to Donald Trump. Students will follow the link to find information about the Presidents such as political experience, domestic and foreign affairs, and other interesting facts. Students co...