Social Studies Resources

Social Studies resources.

American Symbols Trading Cards
Students create trading cards for several important American symbols. Then, they use those trading cards to answer questions about the symbols. Makes a great reading or science center.

Constitution Day Reading Comprehension
Students read a passage about the United States Constitution, and then answer questions about the passage.

Hispanic Heritage Month Project
Students research a famous Hispanic American. They write an essay, fill in a map, and create a timeline using that research.

Comparing the House of Representatives and Senate Reading Comprehension and Snowball Fight
Students read two reading passages – one on the House of Representatives and one on the Senate.  Students answer reading comprehension questions based on the passages, fill in a chart, and have a snowball fight that compares the two houses in the U.S. Legislative Branch.

Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison Reading Comprehension and Snowball FightFREE!
Students read two reading passages – one on Benjamin Franklin and one on Thomas Edison.  Then, they answer comprehension questions, fill in a chart, and have a snowball fight that helps them compare and contrast the two men.

Comparing Physical and Political Maps Reading Comprehension and Snowball Fight
Students read two reading passages – one on physical maps and one on political maps.  Then, they answer comprehension questions, fill in a chart, and have a snowball fight that helps them compare and contrast the two maps.

Klondike Gold Rush VS California Gold Rush - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Students read two passages – one on the Klondike Gold Rush and one on the California Gold Rush.  Then, they answer questions, fill in a chart, and have a compare and contrast snowball fight.

Christopher Columbus Vs Ferdinand Magellan - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Student read two passages – one on Christopher Columbus and one on Ferdinand Magellan.  Then, they answer questions, fill in a chart, and have a compare and contrast snowball fight.