This project is based on the show Amazing Race & your students are bound to love it! This project is perfect for ending your Middle School Geography or World Cultures class! This project, which can be done 1-2 week's time, offers research, creativity and drawing upon information learned throughout the year.

Middle School Amazing Race Project {End of Year Activity}

By using a simple mnemonic device, this skinny poster illustrates the factors that characterize any civilization: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and Social Structures. Use this poster when introducing any ancient civilization to your students. It works with classifying present-day civilizations, too!    ©2017. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated to last. Middle school, high school.

It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.

Visit Jodi's Jewels today for color and label MODIFIED maps of countries, continents, and regions created for middle school co-teach, inclusion, and special ed students! Enrich your middle school social studies units today!

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Strand: Geography Topic: Places and Regions Literature: Going Places by Richard Scarry Relates: This relates to social studies because it describes the places of the world.

Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting - Education Possible  We know students of all ages benefit by adding hands-on learning activities to their geography studies.  During the middle school years kids also enjoy exploring fun facts and trivia — games are a fun and effective tool to aid in this type of learning.  Games can help students remember important geography information such as locations, flags, capitals, famous landmarks, population, cultural etiquette, and more.

10 Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting

We know students of all ages benefit by adding hands-on learning activities to their geography studies. During the middle school years kids also enjoy exploring fun facts and trivia and games are a fun and effective tool to aid in this type of learning.

some great resources we've found for using games to teach social study skills to middle school age students.

Online games for social studies.Social Studies: Middle School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games

This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography  and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.

similar to the book How to Build Your Own Country (CitizenKid). Social Studies Unit for Middle School: Create Your Own Island, Government and Society

Looking for a way to help students understand the 5 Themes of Geography beyond the definition? Help students understand the 5 Themes with this sort that utilized real world scenarios. Students from upper elementary to middle school will benefit from this activity.

5 Themes of Geography Scenario Sort Cards

Looking for a way to help students understand the 5 Themes of Geography beyond the definition? Help students understand the 5 Themes with this sort that utilized real world scenarios. Students from upper elementary to middle school will benefit from this activity.

Interactive Notebook Resources ready to use in the middle school history/social studies middle classroom. There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.

Interactive Notebook Resources: Ready to Use in the Social Studies Classroom

There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.

A FREE printable scavenger hunt to assist students in learning information about places around the world and becoming familiar with the format of an atlas

Geography Activities: World Atlas Scavenger Hunt

5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School Students - Education Possible

5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School Students

Need to look closer at last two (cultural jumbalaya) 5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School.

5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School Students - Education Possible By studying geography, students learn about the world in which they live — this is extremely important as our world continues to get “smaller” by becoming more connected every day. Because our world is increasingly global minded it is important for our children to get to know the countries and cultures in which people live and work all around the world.

5 Handy Geography Websites for Middle School Students

15 Hands-on History Ideas for Middle School Kids Studying The French and Indian War @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus

15 Hands-on History Ideas for Studying the French Indian War

15 Hands-on History Ideas for Middle School Kids Studying the French and Indian War. Middle school homeschool hands-on history for The French and Indian War

US History Activities for High School and Middle School! Over 600 engaging lessons and resources for ALL of American History!

World History activities for every day of the school year! Engaging, rigorous, and relevant lessons to bring history alive in your classroom!

Earth and Space Word Wall Cards - Huge list for the middle school and elementary classroom

Earth and Space Word Wall Cards

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