Wednesday, August 20, 2014

New Back to School Snapchat Summer Story Project!

This fun project combines the app almost all of your students are obsessed with - Snapchat - with a great Back to School activity to help you get to know your students and them to get to know each other!


Students create Snapchat Stories on an included template that show what they did during the summer! There are 4 scenes to show a variety of things they did that are set up just like the real Snapchat with a picture and caption. They can then share these with the class or hang them up in your room as decoration.

Included is a student example, rubric for grading, directions page, and 1 page of printable iPhone templates - everything you need for this fun, engaging back-to-school project! I guarantee your students will love this assignment as it's a fun twist on back to school with the hottest app out there.

Thanks for looking!

You can download this project by clicking here now!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Constitutional Convention Pop-Up Figures "Rise of Democracy" Lesson

This wonderfully creative lesson has students creating pop up figures of 6 Founding Fathers to learn about those who helped create America's Constitution at the Constitutional Convention.

Included is the PowerPoint is a printable sheet with 6 Founding Fathers to cut out: James Madison, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Roger Sherman, and George Mason. Students then place these onto an included printable graphic organizer that follows along with a 10 slide PowerPoint presentation.

The PowerPoint comes covers the essential information students need to know about each figure's contributions to America's Constitution as well as the key concepts and Compromise's that hep create the American government.

This lesson is amazing for your visual and kinesthetic learners as they are creating a fantastic visual representation of Founding Fathers literally rising up out of their notebooks.

You can find a similar best-selling resource here with the Rise of Dictators Pop Up Figures Lesson Plan!

Thanks for looking!