Month: October 2014

Halfway There–World History Interactive Notebooks

Unit 6: The Age of Exploration…Revealed! Click Here! Everything you need for a unit on Exploration. It covers European Explorers, Muslim Empires, Native American Empires, and China and Japan. Only six more to go (for that course). These things are time consuming to create but a pleasure to implement. Students cut, paste, draw, write, analyze,

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And the Winner of my Favorite Holiday is…HALLOWEEN!

I love Halloween. I love the fall–the crisp air, the red and gold leaves, that feeling you get when you sit outside with a book and a cup of coffee (audible sigh)….Fall is all about change, and change is very bittersweet (let’s not think about the alternative to change, not on this beautiful day). Winter

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Exam Rush and a Brand New Notebook

We’re having midterm exams this week at my school, so it’s been looking over old tests and playing review games in tandem with working on the new unit (we have no time to waste in world history on the block schedule). I’m a big fan of playing Jeopardy “trivia-style” because it saves time. My students

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