Monday, December 30, 2013

History Teacher Resource New Year's Sale!

I hope you have all enjoyed your holiday vacation so far, but school will begin again soon (if it hasn't already), so we're ringing in 2014 with a big sale! Starting New Year's Eve and ending New Year's Day (December 31 - January 1) every single teaching resource in the Students of History store will be 20% off!

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This includes the big bundles of every Every World History Resource for Life and the similar Every US History Resource for Life! Plus lots of great unit bundles and more! These are some of the most engaging, interactive resources for teaching social studies that you will find and will make for a great start to the 2014 school year!

Happy New Year!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

History of Santa Claus and Christmas in America Common Core Reading

This entertaining Common Core-aligned reading activity features a 1 page article on the history of Santa Claus in America. It explains how the image of Saint Nicholas changed from Europe to America and how the famous poem "The Night Before Christmas" and Thomas Nast's cartoons came to transform Saint Nicholas into the image of Santa Claus that we enjoy today.

Following the article is a set of reading comprehension questions that students can answer to demonstrate their understanding. An answer key for this is provided. You can download this for your classes by clicking here!

Thanks for looking and happy holidays!

Monday, December 2, 2013

Teacher Resource Cyber Monday Sale!

Happy holidays, everyone! To celebrate the start of the gift-giving season, today and tomorrow will be a store-wide Cyber Sale with every teaching resource 28% off! Be sure to use the promo code "Cyber" at check out to get the full discount!

Everything including my two Complete World History Resource Bundle and Complete US History Resource bundle are on sale! This is the absolute cheapest these 2 resources will ever be as the price goes up as more teaching materials are added.

Happy shopping!

Sunday, December 1, 2013

New Magic Motion PowerPoint on the Good and Bad Emperors of Rome

This amazing download brings the good, bad, and downright crazy Roman Emperors to life in your classroom! It features 8 moving, blinking, smiling Roman Emperors that will look around your room and absolutely enthrall your students.

Each slide includes information about the emperor as an embedded  video of their marble bust plays to hold your students rapt attention. The slides cover the 5 Good Emperors (Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antonius Pious, Marcus Aurelius) and 3 of the worst (Caligula, Nero, and Commodus). After analyzing the notes, student determine on which side of a graphic organizer the information should go.

This can definitely be one of your students' most memorable lessons. The preview pictures definitely do not do it justice. Everything you need is included along with an easy to follow directions page, the PowerPoint, 8 videos, and graphic organizer!


You can download this amazing lesson for your classes today just by clicking here. You can also see many additional Magic Portrait lessons by clicking here including free previews!

Thanks for looking!