Course SummaryTeachers can create social science lesson plans and classroom activities with these convenient teacher resources. The course includes sample lesson plans, discussion questions, writing prompts, and links to short video lessons and other supplemental teaching tools.
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About This Course
This course offers convenient and useful resources that are designed to help teachers and educators plan lessons and classroom activities for their social science and culture classes. Inside the course, you'll find resources that cover several social science topics, such as world religion and multiculturalism. Each lesson plan comes with a corresponding video lesson that can be shown to your class. These bite-sized lessons are typically less than ten minutes long, which enables you to easily work them into your social science and cultural studies lessons.
How It Works
You can use these resources in a variety of ways in order to help your students learn and understand social science topics. Use the lesson plans and activity ideas to help develop your curriculum or supplement an existing one. You can screen the accompanying video lessons in class as a way to start class discussion and assign your students the included lesson and chapter quizzes to make sure they fully comprehend the material. For your convenience, we've made these resources accessible on any computer, smartphone or tablet.
The course includes:
- Lesson plans and activities for a variety of social science and cultural studies topics
- Simple and engaging video lessons that enhance your social sciences instruction
- Interactive video timelines that help you quickly jump to specific topics in the videos
- Word-for-word lesson transcripts
- Lesson quizzes and chapter exams to help you assess your students' understanding of key social science definitions and concepts
How It Helps
- Improves student engagement: The included classroom activities help students have fun while learning and solidifying their understanding of topics related to society and culture.
- Meets curriculum standards: These resources outline essential information that meet social science course standards.
- Details helpful strategies: Straightforward sample lesson plans help teachers quickly plan social science lessons covering a variety of topics.
Inside this course, you'll find lesson plans for the following:
- World religions and cultures
- Holidays celebrated around the world
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