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Ch 20: Instructional Strategies for Social Studies

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9 Lessons in Chapter 20: Instructional Strategies for Social Studies
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Integrating Social Science Content into the Curriculum

1. Integrating Social Science Content into the Curriculum

This lesson provides information for teachers interested in integrating social science content into their curriculum. Any social studies teacher of students in primary or secondary education may find this information useful in creating lesson plans and activities.

Illinois Common Core Social Studies Standards

2. Illinois Common Core Social Studies Standards

Social studies provide students with a broad look into the world of human interaction and helps develop important skills. While the Common Core doesn't encompass social studies in Illinois, the state's standards provide pivotal structure to its social studies programs. Read on to learn more.

Basics of History Instruction: Strategies & Examples

3. Basics of History Instruction: Strategies & Examples

In this lesson, we explore history instruction and some of the techniques and activities that can help your students better engage with the material, develop critical thinking skills, and understand key concepts.

Teaching Kids Government & Economics: Strategies & Activities

4. Teaching Kids Government & Economics: Strategies & Activities

The ideas and concepts behind government and economics can be made accessible even to young learners. This lesson will detail some strategies and activities you can use to introduce these concepts to your students.

Teaching Children Geography: Strategies & Tools

5. Teaching Children Geography: Strategies & Tools

Geography can be an interesting subject to teach and learn. This lesson will provide some strategies and tools you can use to engage your young students in Geography.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Social Studies

6. Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Social Studies

In this lesson, teachers will learn some methods for differentiating instruction for students in social studies class. The strategies presented are applicable to a variety of age and grade levels, and they can be adapted to meet the needs of all learners.

Strategies for Teaching Social Studies to Special Needs Students

7. Strategies for Teaching Social Studies to Special Needs Students

Stop here for fun and engaging teaching strategies to increase academic achievement for students with intellectual disabilities! Specifically, we'll explore strategies for teaching social studies in a classroom that serves students with special needs.

Social Studies Instruction: Selecting Resources & Assessments

8. Social Studies Instruction: Selecting Resources & Assessments

In this lesson, we will learn how to supplement the social studies textbook with other materials, such as technology resources, books, videos, and other sources that give students a well-rounded perspective.

Using Technology in the History Classroom

9. Using Technology in the History Classroom

This lesson discusses why the use of technology in history classrooms is important. It also discusses how teachers can use technology while teaching the class as a whole and how they can incorporate technology when students are in small groups.

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