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United States History Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

United States History Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

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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

Instructional Resources

United States History Curriculum Map

United States History Curriculum Map

Sample Units

Unit 1: Connecting Themes 
Unit 2: Colonialism Document Set
Unit 3: Revolution and Constitution Document Set
Unit 4: Early Republic, Expansion, and Reform Document Set
Unit 5: Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction Document Set
Unit 6: Expansion and Reform
Unit 7: World War I and the 1920s
Unit 8: Great Depression and World War II
Unit 9: Cold War and Civil Rights
Unit 10: Modern US History

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

Social Studies Labs

 

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