Social Studies Bell Ringers


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What is a bell ringer?

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1. What are Reading Investigations?

2. How can Social Studies bell ringers incorporate other subject areas?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many teachers find bell ringers to be effective activities for their classrooms. To excel in these assessments, you'll need to know what they are and how they may be used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to display your understanding of:

  • What bell ringers are
  • The definition of a Reading Investigation
  • Relationships between bell ringers for social studies and other subjects
  • Impacts of category sorts
  • The effects of standardized tests on bell ringers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding category sorts as bell ringers
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the purpose of bell ringers in a different way
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding influences of standardized testing and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take your chance to learn more about this material with the lesson, Social Studies Bell Ringers. This lesson pertains to information on:

  • The rationale behind bell ringers
  • Graphic organizers
  • Reading Investigations
  • Test preparation
  • Using maps
  • Category sorts