Foundational Social Studies

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Games

A EUROPEAN VACATION

Topic: 5 Themes of Geography

  • CONTENT AREA: Geography, Europe
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-9
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts 6.G.1.1 Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place i

COMMUNITY CALLING; NO TIME FOR STALLING! (Geography)

  • Content Area: Social Studies, Community
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Early Elementary, Elementary
  • Standards: Content Standard 1—Students access, synthesize, and evaluate information to communicate and apply social studies knowledge to real world situations. Content Standard 2—Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority

COORDINATES: HELPING VISITORS

Topic: MATH, GEOGRAPHY, COORDINATES

  • Content Area: Social Studies, Math, Coordinates
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Groups/ Suggested Time: 40 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

CUISINE

Topic: Breakout EDU Digital Mini Game

  • Cuisine
  • Upper Elementary and Middle School

DO YOU KNOW GEORGE WASHINGTON

  • Content Area: Social Studies, US History, President
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Early Elementary, Elementary

DON'T MISS THE TRAIN MR. LINCOLN

Topic: Abraham Lincoln

  • Content Area: US History, Abraham Lincoln
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

DON’T JUMP OUR CLAIM (Gold Rush)

  • Content Area: Social Studies, History, California Gold Rush
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: History-Social Science 4.3.3: 3. Analyze the effects of the Gold Rush on settlements, daily life, politics, and the physical environment

FIX THE FACTORY (Industrial Revolution)

  • Content Area: Social Studies, US History, Industrial Revolution
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 30- 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

GEOGRAPHY

Topic: Breakout EDU Digital Mini Game

  • Geography
  • Upper Elementary and Middle School

JOURNEY TO A NEW WORLD

Topic: Exploration

  • Content Area: History, European Exploration of North America
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary