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Download these great lesson plans, activities and classroom materials for your social studies class.

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Get a jump start planning for the new year by exploring the most watched, read and downloaded resources from this past year. You'll find can't-miss webinars, blogs, lessons, collections and Today's News, Tomorrow's Lesson features as determined by Share My Lesson members.

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The AFT’s Share My Lesson offers a collection of lessons to help teachers educate all students about immigration and to help them Re-Imagining Migration create inclusive school communities. Teachers, parents, and immigration advocacy organizations from across the country have contributed to these resources.

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Using movies to teach can provide for valuable learning experiences to keep kids engaged, differentiate instruction and enhance understanding for your students.

Check out Share My Lesson's collection of free preK-12 lessons and educational activities inspired by films and documentaries. You'll find ideas that range from using Disney movies to explore food chains to using the film “National Treasure” to help students investigate primary sources.

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 #3 Collection of 2018

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Prepare for Back to School and Beyond

Explore Share My Lesson's very best free prek-12 resources to make your Back-to-School preparations a bit easier. We've got something for everyone, from classroom teachers to paraprofessionals and school support staff to community members and parents.

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English language learners, or ELLs, have become a large piece of the educational landscape for many educators. And teachers recognize that as student demographics change, they may need to learn new tools and tips to help meet the needs of ELL students.

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Share My Lesson is showcasing our best and most popular resources of 2016. This new curated collection includes: the top classroom management professional development webinars, the most-read blog posts and our most downloaded lesson plans and class activities.

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The fourth grade social studies curriculum introduces students to geographic, economic, governmental concepts through the lens of the United States...