Sunday, July 27, 2014

New Age of Discovery Explorers Magic Portrait PowerPoint

This amazing, magical lesson includes a PowerPoint of leading explorers of the Age of Discovery, including Da Gama, Columbus, Magellan, Cartier, Zheng He, and more - all brought to life through amazing "Harry Potter" style magical portraits.

Each slide includes essential information about each explorer, as well as the magic portraits in which the faces blink, smile, laugh, and look around the room.

Your students will be AMAZED at these visuals and will not take their eyes off of your screen!

Also included is an exit ticket based on what students learned from the PowerPoint as well as a directions page on how to easily get your lesson to play perfectly.

This is a truly amazing, dynamic activity that will engage your visual learners and have your students gasping when they see Hernan Cortes smile and wink at them! I promise they will be howling with delight!

If you like this lesson and are looking for more, click here for more cool Magic Portrait lessons.

Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Teach Your Students About the Civil War in 3D!!

This amazing, fun lesson on the American Civil War features a dynamic, visually engaging PowerPoint with 29 slides of true 3D images that will captivate your students!

Each slide pairs 3D images with easy-to-follow notes on everything students need to know about the Civil War based on state and Common Core Standards.

All of the following are covered in the presentation through notes an fantastic 3D images:

Resources of the Union and Confederacy
Soldier's Experiences
Fort Sumter
Bull Run
Hampton Roads and the Monitor Vs. Merrimack
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Gettysburg Address
Sherman's March
Appomattox Court House
Lincoln's Assassination
Effects of the Civil War
And more!

I pass out 3D glasses to students as they enter the room and their excitement is so contagious. Engagement for this lesson is always through the roof. This is a guaranteed amazing lesson your students will remember years later!

You can also purchase a class set of 3D glasses by clicking here!

Thanks for looking!