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Hands-on History: World History Activities

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Making learning fun and interactive is a surefire way to excite your social studies students. This book includes game-formatted activities for major historical topics. While the goal of these activities is to create excitement and to spark interest in further study, they are also standards based and include grading rubrics and ideas for assessment. Encouraging teamwork, creativity, intelligent reflection, and decision making, the games of Hands-on History Activities will help you take an active approach to ...

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Overview

Making learning fun and interactive is a surefire way to excite your social studies students. This book includes game-formatted activities for major historical topics. While the goal of these activities is to create excitement and to spark interest in further study, they are also standards based and include grading rubrics and ideas for assessment. Encouraging teamwork, creativity, intelligent reflection, and decision making, the games of Hands-on History Activities will help you take an active approach to teaching while inspiring your students to make their own explorations of history. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 204pp.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425803827
  • Publisher: Shell Educational Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/25/2006
  • Series: Hands-on History Activities Series
  • Pages: 204
  • Sales rank: 1,006,683
  • Age range: 8 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     4
How to Use This Book     7
Overview of Activities     8
Correlation to Standards     10
The Byzantine and Muslim Empires     11
Lesson Plans     11
Reproducibles     16
Civilizations of Africa     29
Lesson Plans     29
Reproducibles     33
The Ancient Americas     45
Lesson Plans     45
Reproducibles     50
Civilizations of Asia     78
Lesson Plans     78
Reproducibles     84
Europe in the Middle Ages     111
Lesson Plans     111
Reproducibles     118
Renaissance and Reformation     141
Lesson Plans     141
Reproducibles     145
A Century of Turmoil: 1940-2001     176
Lesson Plans     176
Reproducibles     180
Scoring Guides     191
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