Social Studies 101
Day 1 - SS 101: Why Social Studies?
Day 2 - SS 101: Understanding the standards
Day 3 - Technology 101
Research one of the disciplines of social studies that you believe is the most interesting. Explain in writing/presentation why it interests you.
Primary vs. Secondary Sources - Twitter is a Primary Source. Follow this link and read the 50 tweets about the Boston Marathon Bombing. Your job as a historian is to analyze the primary sources (tweets) and compose an accurate summary of the events that took place. Imagine you are writing a small section of a history textbook (secondary source). You have two paragraphs to get it right!
Social Studies Fair: pick a Social Studies topic from the 1st Nine weeks. Present the topic to elementary students (similar to science fair, but with cooler subjects).