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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Using Pictures to Build Schema for Social Studies Content
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 4
Students celebrate the birth of English logician, philosopher, and creator of the Venn Diagram by building community within the classroom by comparing and contrasting likes, dislikes, and characteristics about one another.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  December 16
Students create a political cartoon for the Boston Tea Party and use the interactive Comic Creator to publish them.
Grades 4 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  April 18
Through the study of Paul Revere, students learn about primary source documents while researching their family histories, with which they create and compare their family trees.