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Resources for teaching middle school social studies, created by Teach for America teachers and alumni.


  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


teach for america social studies world history



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-06-30.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This is an excellent collection of resources for teaching World History. There are units with detailed lessons plans and valuable materials to support each activity. Each unit is filled with a variety of activities including mapping, writing, debates, readings, movies, skits, quizzes, final assessments and much much more. Some of the highlights include learning about Independence in India through watching the movie Gandhi and participating in a Socratic seminar and studying about Empires by working with small groups on a layered curriculum activity. The lessons are geared towards a specific classroom at the middle school level, however, with some modifications much of the curriculum can be easily adapted to any Social Studies classroom at the middle or high school level that is covering World History. To learn more about the specific units and lessons, you will find that many of them are reviewed individually.

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