Academy Curricular Exchange
Social Studies
Elementary School (K-5)

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  1. mini-lesson on Amer. History (gr. 4-8)
  2. mini-lesson on classroom courtroom (5-12)
  3. mini-lesson on justice/resolving conflict
  4. mini-lesson, "My State," on U.S. states
  5. mini-lesson on applications of rule/law in our daily lives (gr. 7-10)
  6. mini-less on pioneers and Oregon Trail (5-11)
  7. mini-lesson on role play Civil War (5-8)
  8. mini lesson on making a paper on issues (5-12)
  9. mini lesson on a game for social studies review (5-12)
  10. mini lesson on writing fables (elem)
  11. mini lesson on decision making in bomb shelter
  12. mini lesson-researching local/family history
  13. mini lesson-political candidate debate (3-8)
  14. mini lesson-critical thinking skills (K-12)
  15. mini lesson-famous people in history (4-9)
  16. mini lesson: The World on a String
  17. mini lesson - Tea at the White House (5)
  18. mini lesson on current events (5-12)
  19. mini lesson on conflict situations (5)
  20. American Revolution; people/event by interactive product (5)
  21. Thinking Skills, Cooperative Learning, cultures, via "Cinderella" (1-5)
  22. Traits needed for group process (4)
  23. Where do you live? Community awareness (3-4)
  24. Importance of Mississippi River (3-6)
  25. Awareness to culture by self-esteem activity (K-4)
  26. Learning a new environment (K-2)
  27. Do research on design and function of White House (4-6)
  28. Exploring a new environment via the "Gingerbread Man" (K-2)
  29. Good Apples - individual differences (3-6)
  30. Community Helpers Involving Parents (K)
  31. Relationship with older people, an interview (3)
  32. Reports on Presidents using 'Personality Bags' to illustrate traits (4-6)
  33. Native American study; different tribes and culture (2-4)
  34. Government, Constitution study using Polaroid cameras (4)
  35. Government, Conflict Management/Decision Making (4-6)
  36. Geography, How to read and use a map (K-4)
  37. Geography, Map making (4-6)
  38. Geography, Making an illustrated dictionary of geographic terms (5-8)
  39. Geography, Game for locating countries and continents (3-4)
  40. Geography, Learning map mileage through a game (4-6)
  41. Geography, A continent game (4-12)
  42. Geography, Whole Language approach to map making (5)
  43. Geography, "You Can Find It"...working with longitude and latitude (3-12)
  44. Geography, Making globes (5)
  45. American History; Sequencing of events timeline (5-12)
  46. Land Bridge Migration; crossing the Bering Strait (4)
  47. "Game Without Gadgets"; learning the Indian Culture "Rain" game (2-4)
  48. Social Studies & Language Arts; researching different nations (3-5)
  49. Economics, activity to experience 'assembly line' vs. 'individual assembly' (2-3)
  50. Excellent activity to understand 'Supply and Demand' (4-7)
  51. Geography, "Play Doh Map of Your State" (4- 8)

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