Sunday, September 13, 2015

Lot of Social Studies Games Updates

I've been adding new resources every day.



There will be more social studies games on the way soon.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Social Studies Standardized Test Time

If you are reviewing for a social studies standardized test in grades 7-12, then check out my top ranked social studies review games.
Final exams, SOLs, EOGs, don't sweat it. I've got you covered. These social studies games are teacher created and teacher approved.

I know you hate tests, but get some sleep the night before, use Process of Elimination, believe in yourself, and soon it will be over.
socials studies games

Friday, May 15, 2015

Social Studies Students' Geography Videos

The following videos are visual representations of the North Carolina Social Studies Geography Standards.

Jadon:

 

Nico:




Thursday, April 16, 2015

US History - Study Resource for Quiz

Social Studies Games

After Quiz:

Review Games (unit 9):


Review Games (unit 10):

Quiz Topics:

Unit 9 

  • National Highway Act 
  • Sputnik 
  • Military Industrial Complex 

Unit 10 
  • OPEC 
  • Stagflation 
  • Gold Standard 
  • Reaganomics 
  • Supply Side Economics
  • Black Monday 
  • NAFTA 
  • Dot Com Bubble 
  • 2008 Economic Crisis 
  • Court Cases 
  • 26th Amendment 
  • Foreign Affairs 
  • Watergate

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Selma Project - Civil Rights Song

click read more below,  to view the YouTube videos of the songs that we will be recording.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Extra Credit (Q3) - 7 Word or Less

7 Words or Less Extra Credit Assignment

Rules:
  • No Partners
  • No Document sharing
  • If a student does not complete at least 15 correct summaries/definitions, then that student will receive a zero out of 15.
  • If a student completes 15 or more summaries/definitions, then that student will receive extra credit for each answer.
  • Due Mon 4/4 by 8:30am no exceptions
printable pdf of SS terms

Thursday, March 19, 2015

March Madness - 64 Team US History Tournament (update)

Not very many upsets on day one, but day two was filled with major upsets.

march madness social studies

March Madness in Social Studies and Tech Class

The Middle School Social Studies Class is debating and deciding the most significant US History Topics (pre cold war era). Click below to download the 64 team bracket and the power point viusals that go along with the tournament.
     

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Student Projects - US History

    Social Studies - US History Projects

    Jaysaun's War of 1812 Project on MineTest (mine craft)



    Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    Unit 9 - Cold War Era

    Cold War Notes:

    Unit 9 - Study Guide Notes


    Text Notes

    Cold War Activities:


    Cold War Classwork:


    Review Games:

    social studies games

    Monday, February 23, 2015

    Social Studies Project

    Pick any Social Studies related Topic (BEFORE 1945). Create something that will allow you to accurately and effectively inform the rest of the class about the topic.

    Click Here For Specific Directions/Rubric

    Due Friday 2/27 (we will present on this day)

    ideas off the top of my head:
    • Speech 
    • Creative Writing (fiction or non-fiction based on historical events)
    • Build Something 
    • Debate A Topic w/Mr. D
    • Poster
    • PowerPoint on Google Slides (this is a last resort)

    Tuesday, February 3, 2015

    Social Studies Games - From 1990s Computers

    If your old like me, then you may remember classrooms' with one PC or Mac. This was before the internet, so there wasn't anything to do with a computer at school except play games. Some of these games did a decent job of teaching the content.

    Here are some of my favorite social studies games on old school computers (literally - old school).
    *all of these games will run in your browser. No download needed.

    Thursday, January 22, 2015

    Durham High School Application - Due January 30th

    Do you want the best education at the best school possible in Durham, North Carolina?

    Then you need to apply to one of Durham's Magnet Schools. The deadline is a week away, but don't worry. You can apply online.

    Here is a list of Durham Magnet Schools:

    click the link for more info about the school and an application.


    Durham Magnet School Info (click here)

    Social Studies Games

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015

    Quarter 2 Social Studies Extra Credit*

    7 Words or Less Extra Credit Assignment

    Rules:
    • No Partners
    • No Document sharing
    • If a student does not complete at least 15 correct summaries/definitions, then that student will receive a zero out of 15.
    • If a student completes 15 or more summaries/definitions, then that student will receive extra credit for each answer.
    • Due Wed 1/21 by 8:30am no exceptions

    Technology Class Webpage

    student codeCheck out some of my technology class resources at my technology class webpage.

    If you need help with code.org or code combat,... click here. My tech class created walk through guides to help novice coders that are stumped. Please, do not use these walk through guides unless you are absolutely stumped. It's supposed to be hard. Struggling is a part of the learning process.

    Student Code - Walk Through Guides

    Civil Rights Movement Review


    Day 1 - Civil Rights Movement



    Day 2 - Civil Rights Movement


     Day 3 - Civil Rights Movement



    Social Studies Games - US History
    Social Studies Games - World History
    Social Studies Games - Civics & Economics

    Thursday, January 8, 2015

    Old School Social Studies game in your browser

    Found some great social studies related games from the late 80s - early 90s. There may be some social studies teachers that don't even remember MS-DOS...check out these old school games.