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Social Studies Menu
Pick anything from the menu you would like! Your grade will be based on 50 points, so choose activities from the menu to equal 50 points.
Create a brochure to promote tourism in Virginia. Think about historic sites, industries, and geographic features that might be of interest to someone visiting our state. 10 points
Create and illustrate a time of Virgini’a history. You need to include at least 10 events with descriptions and pictures.
Create an original play, poem, or song about a person or event from Virginia History.
Create a set of postcards or letters exchanged by two people during a period in Virginia’s history. Both people do not have to live in Virginia. Include at least 2 exchanges (4 letters total). 20 points
Use a t-chart to explore the two different viewpoints about slavery. Which group would you side with and why?
Choose your favorite topic from this year. Create a lesson plan for teaching this to new 4th graders. Include any foldables or worksheets you plan on using with your class.
Compare and Contrast
Choose two different centuries from our studies and compare and contrast them. Include important historical events and also daily life.
Choose one person we have studied whom you’d like to interview. Create a set of 10 meaningful questions to ask. Tell why you would want to interview this person. What would you want to tell him/her about from your time period? 10 pts
Choose one war we’ve discussed and create a neat, colorful poster highlighting the important events and ideas from the era.