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United States History - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)


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Content Resources

United States History Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

United States History Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

To view this video series in the embedded YouTube playlist below, click the menu in the upper-left corner of the video and select a playlist topic.

 

 

Playlist Topics

1. English Colonization - USH1
2. Causes of the American Revolution - USH3
3. Creating the Constitution – USH5c-e
4. Big Business – USH11
5. Foreign Relations at the Turn of the 20th Century – USH14a-b
6. National Identity after WWI – USH16

Student Video Dictionary

These are short, classroom appropriate videos designed to support students in U.S. History. ​​

Instructional Resources

United States History Curriculum Map

United States History Curriculum Map

Unit 1

Sample Unit​Connecting Themes 

Unit 2

Sample Unit Colonialism Document Set

Sample Lesson

Unit 3

Sample Unit Revolution and Constitution Document Set

Sample Lesson

Unit 4

Sample Unit Early Republic, Expansion, and Reform Document Set

Unit 5

Sample Unit Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction Document Set

Unit 6

Sample UnitExpansion and Reform

Sample Lesson

Unit 7

Sample Unit World War I and the 1920s

Sample Lesson

Unit 8

Sample Unit Great Depression and World War II

Unit 9

Sample Unit Cold War and Civil Rights

Unit 10

Sample Unit Modern US History

Sample Lesson

Instructional Activity Videos

To view this video series in the embedded YouTube playlist below, click the menu in the upper-left corner of the video and select a playlist topic.

 

 

Playlist Topics

1. Better Feedback - USH1-2
2. Circle Maps
3. Cornell Notes
4. The Dinner Party - USH13, 16
5. Document Analysis: Explicit vs Inferences
6. Edmodo - USH10
7. Exit Questions - USH20
8. Gamification of US History
9. Jigsaw - USH3
10. Mock Journal Entries
11. Reflections - USH5,11,15
12. Student Created Multiple Choice - USH6
13. Summarizers
14. Systematic Thinking - What? So What? Now What?
15. Think Alouds
16. Vocab Quizzes
17. Vocabulary Strategies



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