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SOL Review websites tests, games, and practice sol websites

Teacher Resources ideas, SOL flash cards, posters, bubble sheet, textbook resources, online manipulatives, web sites, etc.

2.1 Ancient China/Egypt
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.2 First Americans
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.3 Community Changes over time
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.4 Regions, Environments, and Communities
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.5 Basic Map Location Skills
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.6 Constructing simple maps
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.7 Economics - Human, Natural, and Capital Resources
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.8 Economics - Bartering and Money exchange
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.9 Economics - Scarcity
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.10 Responsibilities of a Good Citizen
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.11 Famous Americans
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

2.12 Citizenship
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | Discovery Education | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

Objective:

2.1 The student will explain how the contributions of ancient China and Egypt have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, inventions, the calendar, and written language.

SOL Review

China

1. Ancient China Matching Match words to sentences describing China

2. China Cloze Multiple-choice cloze activity

3. Quiz on Egypt & China Quiz

4. Ancient China Quiz Hard quiz on China

5. SOL China Matching Match Vocabulary words to definitions

Egypt

1.Ancient Egypt Matching Vocabulary Match words to sentences describing Egypt

2.Hangman on Egypt Hangman Game

3.Egypt Millionaire Millionaire game with 3 hints

4.Egypt Matching Match the columns

5.Ancient Egypt Quiz Hard quiz on Egypt

6.Ancient Egypt Scramble Unscramble the words

7.15 Question Egypt Quiz Percentage grade appears at the top of the page

8.2.1 Quiz on Egypt & China Quiz

9. Ancient Egypt Hangman works on SOL vocabulary

10. Columns Matching on Egypt Click on on column and then another to draw a line between the two

11. Egypt Cloze Multiple choice fill in the blank test

12. Egypt SOL test Practice test

Interactive Activities

 

China

1.Tangrams Create Tangrams

2. Play Chinese Tangram Games Choose your level and use tangrams to put puzzle pieces together to create an animal

3.Get a name in Chinese Find your name in Chinese

4.Chinese Webquest Use websites to find information on your name in Chinese, Writing, Great Wall, & Calendar

5.Virtual Tour of Great Wall of China 360 degree view of the wall

6. Majong Solataire Chinese Solataire Game

7. Virtual Wall of China Interactive Picture

 

Egypt

1. Egyptian Name Translator

2. How to make a Mummy Simple explanation of the process with pictures in flash

3.Put your name in Hieroglyphics You can also create sentences and see the results

4.Translate letters to Hieroglyphics Easy to use and can be used for names too

5.Explore Pyramids in 3D Explore pyramids in 3D that are interactive. It takes a while to load

6.Egyptian ActivitiesInteractive maps, crossword puzzles, matching games, and timelines

7.Egyptian Crafts Lessons Head attire, burial chamber, cartouche, pyramid, reed boat, papyrus, mask, and box

8.Watch Windows Media Player movies how to make Egyptian recipes

9.You wouldn't want to be a Mummy! Cartoon illustrated and interesting facts on being mummified. Click on the next arrow located in the middle of the red column on the right

10. Make your own Cartouche Harcourtschool.com type in your name and see it in hieroglyphics

11. Egyptian Hieroglyphics, Mazes and Games Click on the links at the bottom of the page

12. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

13. Primary Source Search Engine (Find primary source pictures and documents)

Study Guides/Research

 

China

1.China History Summary Kid friendly short history summary of the Great Wall, activities, China map on www.enchantedInteractive.org

2.China pictures Find pictures on different aspects on China

3.China Scenery Beautiful pictures of landscape around China

4.SOL Online Study Guide on China 2.1 & 2.4

5.2nd grade level China pictures and information JWES webpage

6. China Pictures Colorful pictures of China

7.China pictures & diagrams rivers, emperors, maps

8.Numerous websites on China descriptions of the websites are listed below each website

Egypt

1.2nd grade level Egypt pictures and information JWES webpage

2.Egypt Links Find out about the interesting facts on Egypt

3.Great kid friendly information on Egypt Government, religion, Nile, daily life, art, pyramids, mummies, Hieroglyphics, timeline

4.How to build a pyramid Information on how the Egyptians built pyramids

5.Egypt Information and pictures Made for kids with printables

6.SOL Online Egypt Study Guide 2.1 & 2.4

7. Kids info on Egypt Excellent pictures and information on Egypt for kids

8. Egypt SOL Study guide Overview of 2nd grade Egypt Study guide

SMARTBoard Activities

1. EgyptChinaVenn Drag words to the correct Venn diagram circle describing Egypt or China

2. EssentialKnowledgeTableComparison Compare Egypt and China in a table by dragging the words to the correct cell. Need newest version of SMARTBoard Notebook software to use this one.

3. China Cloze Fill in the sentences by dragging the correct word to each sentence.

4. SOL Review of China Notebook

5. SOL Review of Egypt Notebook

6. Egypt Instructional Notebook

7. China & Egypt Venn Diagram Notebook

Powerpoints

Teaching Powerpoints

1. Egypt Powerpoint on Egypt 2nd grade

2. Ancient Civilization Pictures and info on Egypt

3. China Takes an airplane ride to China with excellent pictures and information

4. Ancient Chinese Tangrams

5. Ancient China Instructional PowerPoint with vivid pictures

 

Review Powerpoints

1. China Jeopardy 25 Questions

2. China & Egypt SOL PowerPoint Review

3. China Jeopardy 12 Questions

4. Ancient China Review

5. Egypt Jeopardy SOL PowerPoint Review

6. Ancient Egypt Review

Kidspiration Templates

1. ChinaEgypt.kid Compares China and Egypt-Drag sentences and pictures to either Egypt, China or both (Picture Preview)

2. China (location, climate, calendar, architecture, inventions) (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: China: People and Places
Culture and history of China along with how to write in Chinese 3-20 min

2. Title: Elementary Video Adventures: Stories from China: Land and People Learn the 5 principles in Chinese writing, kite making, and the rivers of China 4-30 min.

3. China Movie Podcast by Jan Thomas

4. China Movie Clips

1. Title: Elementary Video Adventures: Ancient Times Pyramids, Hieroglyphics, Ancient Egypt, Zeus 2-35 min

2. Egypt Movie Podcast by Jan Thomas

3. Egypt Movie Clips

Lesson Plans

 

1. Chinese Thematic Unit Ideas and websites on how to teach on China

2. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

3. Excellent Egypt Lesson plans student worksheets and kid friendly websites

4. Egypt Lesson Plans Lessons with craft directions too

5. Good online Egypt Interactive Lessons Easy to use links and kid friendly information on Egypt

6. Excellent SOL Lesson Plans Lesson Plans for all 2nd Grade SOLS

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Buy Ancient China or Egypt Reproducible Unit www.socialstudies.com

3. Buy Ancient Egypt Interactive CD videos, images, animations of ancient Egypt and works on pc or mac

4. Buy My First Amazing World Explorer/History Explorer Bundle by DK Multimedia Learn about ancient civilizations through this great multimedia interactive cds for pc or mac

5. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.2 The student will compare the lives and contributions of three American Indian cultures of the past and present, with emphasis on the Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo peoples of the Southwest.

SOL Review

1. Millionaire Game on Native Americans SOL 2.2 game with 3 hints

2. Excellent Powhatan Cloze test Table comparing Pueblo, Powhatan, and Plains to help on test

3. Online Quiz on 2.2 SOL quiz

4. American Indians 2.2 & Environment Cloze activity with multiple-choice options

5. Native American Matching Match the tribe to its region, food, job, transportation

6. 15 Question Quiz SOL 2.2 on Native Americans

7. Hangman Game on Native Americans Review on SOL 2.2

8. Native American Matching Game 2 Match vocabulary to definition

9. SOL Native Americans Quiz 25 Questions

10. Southwest Indians Cloze Fill in the blank cloze about the Pueblo Indians

Interactive Activities

 

1. Buffalo Panorama Look at buffalo by using your mouse to turn 360 degrees or zoom in

2. 3D Movies on Southwest Native Americans Choose your movie and have fun exploring Kivas

3. Eastern Woodland Crafts Directions & pictures of crafts students can make

4. Plains Crafts Directions & pictures of crafts students can make

5. Pueblo Crafts Directions & pictures of crafts students can make

7. Listen to Native American Songs Select from a variety of songs

8. Excellent Native American website Teaches about the Woodlands, Southwest, and plain Native Americans through stories and tests

9. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL 2.2 & 2.4 Study Guides Excellent study guides

2. Good Kid Friendly Webpage on Native Americans Pictures and info

Powhatans

1. Powhatan webpage Great 1 page on longhouses, food, weapons, and life

2. Jamestown Powhatan Village life, gender roles, culture, celebrations, and survival

3. Native American Kid websites Kid friendly native american websites

4. Agriculture of Native Americans Information on Agriculture

5. Corn and the Powhatans Information on 3 sisters and corn with relation to the Powhatans

Lakota of the Plains

1. Plains Information Horses, tipis, wildlife

2. Plains Pictures and Information Pictures and kid friendly information

3. Plains Native Americans Easy to read webpage for 2nd grade

4. Plains Tepees Webpage Everything you want to know about the Plains

Pueblo

1. Pueblo Webpage Great information on Southwest Native Americans

2. Pueblo History for Kids

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Eastern Woodlands Review SMARTBoard Notebook

2. Native Americans SOL SMARTBoard Instructional Notebook

3. Native American Review Notebook

4. Interactive SOL Native American Notebook Review

5. American Indian Senteo SOL Test (Zipped-use Firefox)

6. Native American Senteo SOL Quiz (Zipped-use Firefox)

7. The Magic Teepee Senteo (Zipped-use Firefox)

8. Native Americans & Geography Review Notebook

9. Native American Senteo Notebook

10. Plains Native Americans Instructional Notebook

11. Southwest Native American Instructional Notebook

12. Magic Teepee Native Americans SOL Review

13. Native American Senteo SOL 2.2 Test

14. Interactive SOL Powhatan Review Notebook

15. Native American Homes Notebook

16. SOL Native American Notebook

Powerpoints

Teaching PowerPoints

1. Our First Americans Teaches on the Powhatan, Sioux, and Pueblo for 2nd grade

2. Powhatan, Plains & Pueblo Powerpoint showing pictures and information about these 3 tribes

3. Native American Instructional PowerPoint with great pictures

4. The Powhatans SOL Instructional PowerPoint

5. Plains SOL Instructional PowerPoint

6. Southwest Instructional PowerPoint

7. First Americans PowerPoint

Review PowerPoints

1. Native American Jeopardy Jeopardy 2nd Grade 25 Questions

2. Maps & First Americans Jeopardy 2nd Grade SOL Maps and First Americans PowerPoint

3. PowhatanSiouxPueblo Jeopardy 2nd grade Jeopardy Game

4. SOL Southwest Native Americans Review PowerPoint

5. Native American Jeopardy Game

6. SOL Native American Interactive Review PowerPoint-Drag the pictures to the correct category

Kidspiration Templates

1. First Americans Type in information (location, food, shelter) about each tribe (Picture Preview)

2. nativeamericans.kid Drag the picture icons representing the 3 groups to the correct region of the USA (Picture Preview)

3. First Americans. Sort words to their correct category. (Picture Preview).

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: Native Americans: The First Peoples
Eastern Woodlands, the Sioux, the Pueblo, the Pacific Northwest, and the Arctic 3-21 min)

2. Title: Native Americans: People of the Plains Life of the Sioux, games, clothing, food, buffalo etc. 13-26 min)

3. Title: Native Americans: People of the Forest Ojibwa tribe in the Eastern Woodlands shows about wigwams, hunting, baskets, games, fishing etc. 16-29 min)

4. China, Egypt & Native American Movie Podcast by Jan Thomas

Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Map of Virginia Adobe Acrobat PDF showing Virginia with the Fall line

2. Buy "If you Lived with the Sioux" book Excellent book on the Sioux from www.amazon.com

3. Videos

The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Great Plains National Institute
Hawk, I'm Your Brother by Southwest Series
Annie and the Old One by Phoenix/BFA Films and Video
The Indian in the Cupboard series, Columbia TriStar Home Video.

4. Suffolk Teaching Resources

5. American Indians SOL Worksheet (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

6. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.3 The student will identify and compare changes in community life over time in terms of buildings, jobs, transportation, and population.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Build a neighborhood online Click on the pictures and build a farm, house, construction site, or castle

2. Job Matching Game Click on the picture matching the job description

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL 2.3 & 2.10 Study Guides SOL information setup in easy to read fashion

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Urban vs. Rural SMARTBoard Interactive Review with pictures and words

2. Types of communities and Transporation in those communities Instruction & Review

3. Communities with Flip Camera Ideas

4. Rural vs Urban

Powerpoints

 

 

Kidspiration Templates 1. Transporation change over time (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. City, Suburb, and Rural Communities 3 kids explore the differences and similarities between cities, suburbs and rural communities 16 min.

2. All About Neighborhoods Learn about different neighborhoods, communities, rules, travel and needs. 10 min.

 

Lesson Plans

1. The Right Job Lesson Plan

2. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.4 The student will develop map skills by
a) locating the United States, China, and Egypt on world maps;
b) understanding the relationship between the environment and the culture of ancient China and Egypt;
c) locating the regions of the Powhatan, Lakota, and Pueblo Indians on United States maps;
d) understanding the relationship between the environment and the culture of the Powhatan, Lakota, and Pueblo Indians.

SOL Review

1. Millionaire Game on Native Americans SOL 2.2 game with 3 hints

2. Excellent Powhatan Cloze test Table comparing Pueblo, Powhatan, and Plains to help on test

3. Southwest Indians Cloze Fill in the blank cloze about the Pueblo Indians

4. American Indians 2.2 & Environment Cloze activity with multiple-choice options

5. Native American Matching Match the tribe to its region, food, job, transportation

6. 15 Question Quiz SOL 2.2 on Native Americans

7. Hangman Game on Native Americans Review on SOL 2.2

8. Native American Matching Game 2 Match vocabulary to definition

9. SOL Native Americans Quiz 25 Questions

Interactive Activities

 

1. Buffalo Panorama Look at buffalo by using your mouse to turn 360 degrees or zoom in

2. 3D Movies on Southwest Native Americans Choose your movie and have fun exploring Kivas

3. Eastern Woodland Crafts Directions & pictures of crafts students can make

4. Plains Crafts Directions & pictures of crafts students can make

5. Pueblo Crafts Directions & pictures of crafts students can make

7. Listen to Native American Songs Select from a variety of songs

8. Excellent Native American website Teaches about the Woodlands, Southwest, and plain Native Americans through stories and tests

9. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL 2.2 & 2.4 Study Guides Excellent study guides

2. SOL Online Study Guide on China 2.1 & 2.4

3. SOL 2.4 Map Skills Study Guide Geography

4. SOL Online Egypt Study Guide 2.1 & 2.4

5. Egypt SOL Studyguide Overview of 2nd grade Egypt Studyguide

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. SOL 2.4 SMARTBoard Notebook Review

2. China SOL Instructional Notebook

3. Egypt SOL Instructional Notebook

4. 2nd Grade First American Regions Notebook

5. Magic Teepee Native Americans SOL Review

Powerpoints

1. Maps Jeopardy 2 Geography SOL PowerPoint

2. Short Native American Instructional PowerPoint

3. Native Americans Lakota Indians SOL Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Sioux, Powhatan, and Pueblo locations in the USA (Picture Preview)

2. Powhatan Research outline (Picture Preview)

3. Sioux Research outline (Picture Preview)

4. Pueblo Research outline (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: Native Americans: The First Peoples
Eastern Woodlands, the Sioux, the Pueblo, the Pacific Northwest, and the Arctic 3-21 min)

2. Title: Native Americans: People of the Plains Life of the Sioux, games, clothing, food, buffalo etc. 13-26 min)

3. Title: Native Americans: People of the Forest Ojibwa tribe in the Eastern Woodlands shows about wigwams, hunting, baskets, games, fishing etc. 16-29 min)

4. Title: China: People and Places
Culture and history of China along with how to write in Chinese 3-20 min

5. Title: Elementary Video Adventures: Stories from China: Land and People Learn the 5 principles in Chinese writing, kite making, and the rivers of China 4-30 min.

6. Title: Elementary Video Adventures: Ancient Times Pyramids, Hieroglyphics, Ancient Egypt, Zeus 2-35 min

Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1.Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Buy Ancient China or Egypt Reproducible Unit www.socialstudies.com

2. Buy Ancient Egypt Interactive CD videos, images, animations of ancient Egypt and works on pc or mac

3. Map of Virginia Adobe Acrobat PDF showing Virginia with the Fall line

4. Buy "If you Lived with the Sioux" book Excellent book on the Sioux from www.amazon.com

5. Suffolk Teaching Resources

6. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.5 The student will develop map skills by
a) locating the equator, the seven continents, and the five oceans on maps and globes;
b) locating selected rivers (James River, Mississippi River, Rio Grande, Huang He, and Nile River), mountain ranges (Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains), and lakes (Great Lakes) in the United States and other countries.

SOL Review

1. Continents & Oceans Quiz Using multiple choice, match the numbers to the correct ocean and continent

2. Continents & Oceans Quiz 2 Quiz, click on the continents or oceans on a map to answer the questions

3. Oceans & Continents Game Test Scroll down to the bottom of the webpage. Choose your level and have fun playing

4. Mapping Test 20 Question test

5. Geography SOL Matching SOL 2.5 & 2.6

6. US Geography Matching Find Virginia, rivers, cities etc.

7. Mapping Battleship Game Learn maps through Battleship

8. Prime Meridian, Equator, and Hemispheres Millionaire Game

9. Hangman Game SOL 2.5 & 2.6

10. Mapping Matching SOL 2.5 & 2.6 Match words to descriptions about keys, scales, latitudes, continents, oceans etc.

11. Continents and Oceans Hangman Game Game for SOL 2.5 & 2.6

12. Continents Puzzle Put the continents puzzle together

13. Continent Identification Game National Geography Geospy Game. Click on the continents to answer the questions

14. Continents & Oceans Flash Cards Pictures to go with questions

15. Matching Continents & Oceans Game Diagrams included

16. SOL 2.5 Test Prep multiple-choice questions and grade

17. Jeopardy Game on Continents & Oceans

18. SOL Matching Game on Continents & Oceans

19. Geography 20 Question SOL Test

20. 5 SOL Question Quiz on Continents and Oceans

Interactive Activities

 

1. Label the Continents Print out and label 7 continents

2. Learn your Oceans and Continents through songs

3. Print Where I live Out EnchantedInteractive worksheet

4. Mr Nussbaum's MapMaker Create a map with symbols

5.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL 2.5 & 2.6 Study Guides Excellent easy to read SOL info

SMARTBoard Activities

1. SOL 2.5 SMARTBoard Notebook

2. SOL 2.5 World geography (Egypt, China, rivers, map skills) SMARTBoard Notebook

3. Continents & Oceans Review Notebook

4. Excellent Instructional Continents & Oceans Notebook

Powerpoints

1. SOL Jeopardy Continents & Oceans PowerPoint

2. Maps & First Americans Jeopardy Game on 2nd grade

3. Geography Jeopardy 2nd Grade SOL Geography Game

4. SOL Continents Instructional PowerPoint

5. Map Skills Instructional PowerPoint

6. Continents & Oceans SOL Game PowerPoint

7. Maps SOL Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. SOL Geography (James River, Mississippi River, Rio Grande, mountain ranges Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains) (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. This is Our World Learn about the continents, oceans, equator and poles. 1-15 min.

2. Math Monsters: Mapping Practice Map skills and the use of maps through this movie 15 min.

Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching & Learning Strategies

 

Teacher Resources

1. Buy Mapping Penny's World Book by Loreen Leedy from Barnes and Noble

2. Suffolk Teaching Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.6 The student will demonstrate map skills by constructing simple maps, using title, map legend, and compass rose.

SOL Review

1. Continents & Oceans Quiz Using multiple choice, match the numbers to the correct ocean and continent

2. Continents & Oceans Quiz 2 Quiz, click on the continents or oceans on a map to answer the questions

3. Oceans & Continents Game Test Scroll down to the bottom of the webpage. Choose your level and have fun playing

4. Mapping Test 20 Question test

5. Geography SOL Matching SOL 2.5 & 2.6

6. US Geography Matching Find Virginia, rivers, cities etc.

7. Mapping Battleship Game Learn maps through Battleship

8. Prime Meridian, Equator, and Hemispheres Millionaire Game

9. Hangman Game SOL 2.5 & 2.6

10. Mapping Matching SOL 2.5 & 2.6 Match words to descriptions about keys, scales, latitudes, continents, oceans etc.

11. Continents and Oceans Hangman Game Game for SOL 2.5 & 2.6

12. Continents Puzzle Put the continents puzzle together

13. Continent Identification Game National Geography Geospy Game. Click on the continents to answer the questions

14. Continents & Oceans Flash Cards Pictures to go with questions

15. Matching Continents & Oceans Game Diagrams included

16. SOL 2.5 Test Prep multiple-choice questions and grade

17. Jeopardy Game on Continents & Oceans

18. SOL Matching Game on Continents & Oceans

19. Geography 20 Question SOL Test

20. 5 SOL Question Quiz on Continents and Oceans

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr Nussbaum's MapMaker Create a map with symbols

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL 2.5 & 2.6 Study Guides Excellent easy to read SOL info

2. Compare Tribes in Word

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Create a map in SMARTBoard Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Maps & First Americans Jeopardy Game on 2nd grade

2. Geography Jeopardy 2nd Grade SOL Geography Game

3. Good SOL Instructional Map PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Constructing Maps Use the roads and buildings to construct your map (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Math Monsters: Mapping Practice Map skills and the use of maps through this movie 15 min.

2. Understanding and Using Maps and Globes Vocabulary includes terms such as scale, compass rose, cardinal directions, symbols, latitude, longitude, equator, hemisphere, oceans and continents 41 min.

Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1.Teaching & learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.7 The student will describe natural resources (water, soil, wood, and coal), human resources (people at work), and capital resources (machines, tools, and buildings).

SOL Review

1. Economics Millionaire 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

2. Economics Hangman 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

3. Economics Matching 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

4. Economics Quiz 2.7, 2.8. & 2.9

5. Natural Resources Lesson with interactive websites

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL 2.7 & 2.8 Study Guides Excellent SOL info

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Economics Sort Good activity

2. Natural, Human, & Capital Interactive Review SMARTBoard Notebook

3. Natural, Human & Capital Review Notebook

4. Senteo (SMART Response) Economics SOL Review

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Economics Instructional Powerpoint Pictures and info on Economics

2. Download Economics Powerpoint Review SOL Jeopardy Review

3. Download Economics SOL Instructional PowerPoint

4. SOL Economics Instructional Goods & Services PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Natural Human and Capital Resources Drag pictures to correct category (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans

1. Economics Lesson Plans & Interactive websites Excellent lessons for 2nd grade

2. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.8 The student will distinguish between the use of barter and the use of money in the exchange for goods and services.

SOL Review

1. Money, Barter, and Credit Cloze Multiple-choice cloze

2. Economics Millionaire 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

3. Economics Hangman 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

4. Economics Matching 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

5. Economics Quiz 2.7, 2.8. & 2.9

6. Difference between Goods and Services Test Uses flash. Click on the correct answers

Interactive Activities

 

 

1.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

SOL 2.7 & 2.8 Study Guides Excellent SOL info

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Economics Sort Good activity

2. Senteo (SMART Response) Economics SOL Review

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Economics Instructional Powerpoint Pictures and info on Economics

2. Download Economics Powerpoint Review SOL Jeopardy Review

3. Download Economics SOL Instructional PowerPoint

4. SOL Economics Instructional Goods & Services PowerPoint

5. SOL Economic 2.8 Instructional & Review PowerPoint

6. Barter vs. Money Baseball Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Barter vs. Money sort (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans

1. Economics Lesson Plans & Interactive websites Excellent lessons for 2nd grade

2. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. http://k3hss.pwnet.org/2grade/2_8.htm

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.9 The student will explain that scarcity (limited resources) requires people to make choices about producing and consuming goods and services.

SOL Review

1. Economics Millionaire 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

2. Economics Hangman 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

3. Economics Matching 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9

4. Economics Quiz 2.7, 2.8. & 2.9

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Economics Sort Good activity

2. Senteo (SMART Response) Economics SOL Review

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Economics Instructional Powerpoint Pictures and info on Economics

2. Download Economics Powerpoint Review SOL Jeopardy Review

3. Download Economics SOL Instructional PowerPoint

4. SOL Economics Instructional Goods & Services PowerPoint

5. SOL Economic 2.8 Instructional & Review PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Goods and Services (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans

1. Economics Lesson Plans & Interactive websites Excellent lessons for 2nd grade

2. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching & Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.10 The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen, with emphasis on
a) respecting and protecting the rights and property of others;
b) taking part in the voting process when making classroom decisions;
c) describing actions that can improve the school and community;
d) demonstrating self-discipline and self-reliance;
e) practicing honesty and trustworthiness.

SOL Review

Citizenship Test SOL 2.10

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

SOL 2.10 & 2.3 Study Guides SOL information setup in easy to read fashion

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Citizenship SMARTBoard Notebook Lesson

2. Community Notebook lesson by Shelly Moses

Powerpoints

1. SOL 2.10 and 2.12 Citizenship Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Citizenship (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Citizenship in the Community Learn about responsibility, involvement, and voting in a community 17 min.
Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

2. Excellent SOL Lesson Plans Lesson Plans for all 2nd Grade SOLS

Assessments & Strategies Teaching & Learning Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.11 The student will identify George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King, Jr., as Americans whose contributions improved the lives of other Americans.

SOL Review

1. Famous Americans Millionaire Game on SOL 2.11

2. SOL 2.11 Matching Game Match the famous Americans to their contributions

3. Famous Americans Quiz SOL 2.11 Quiz

4. 2nd Grade Americans Quiz SOL Quiz

5. Millionaire Game on Martin Luther King

6. Abe Lincoln Quiz Short quiz on Abraham Lincoln

7. SOL 2.11 Cloze 11 Multiple-choice Fill in the blank questions on Famous Americans

8. Famous Americans Hangman Game How well do you know your Americans?

9. Timeline of Americans Put the Americans in the correct order in history and uncover a picture

10. Columns Matching Game Match the Americans in one column with their contributions in the other column

11. Excellent Picture Matching SOL Game Match the Famous Americans with their pictures

12. Martin Luther King Quiz Test online

13. George Washington Millionaire Game

14. 10 Questions on Martin Luther King test

Interactive Activities

 

1. George Washington Portrait Game Using clues, figure out what is missing in the picture

2. George Washington Information on his life with activities

3. Abraham Lincoln Information on his life with activities

4. Abraham Lincoln 2 Activities, pictures, test, treasure hunts

5. Helen Keller Kids Museum Pictures with short paragraphs on Helen Keller

6. Jackie Robinson Webquest Learn about Jackie through these websites

7. Abraham Lincoln Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

8. George Washington Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

9. Martin Luther King Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

10. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Helen Keller Pictures Click on the right on the years to see different pictures

2. Jackie Robinson Primary good info on Robinson

3. Martin Luther King Pictures Click on the years to see numerous pictures

4. SOL 2.11 & 2.12 Study Guides Kid friendly SOL information

5. George Washington Info

SMARTBoard Activities

1. SOL 2.11 Interactive SMARTBoard Notebook

2. SOL Famous Americans Jeopardy Game in Notebook

3. SOL Famous Americans Review Notebook

4. Famous Americans SOL Senteo (Zipped-use Firefox)

Powerpoints

1. SOL 2.11 Review PowerPoint with information and pictures

2. Famous Americans Powerpoint Jeopardy Game

3. Martin Luther King Instructional PowerPoint

4. Abraham Lincoln Unveil the puzzle PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Helen Keller (Picture Preview)

2. Famous Americans Match contributions to the American (Picture Preview)

3. George Washington Yes or No (Picture Preview)

4. Martin Luther King Jr. True or False (Picture Preview)

5. George Washington Use website to find answers (Picture Preview)

6. Martin Luther King Use Website to find facts (Picture Preview)

7. Abraham Lincoln Use website to find answers (Picture Preview)

8. Benjamin Franklin Use website to find answers (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. I have a Dream YouTube Clip 1min.
Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1.Teaching & Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

2.12 The student will understand that the people of Virginia
a) have state and local government officials who are elected by voters;
b) have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, make contributions to their communities, and are united as Americans by common principles.

SOL Review

Citizenship Test SOL 2.12

Interactive Activities

 

1. People Around the Word Click on a continent and see a picture of a person from that continent

2. Jeopardy Game about Continent Facts Learn facts about famous landmarks in each continent

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL 2.11 & 2.12 Study Guides Kid friendly SOL information

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Citizenship Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Diversity SOL PowerPoint

2. SOL 2.10 and 2.12 Citizenship Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Thanksgiving I am Thankful for (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans

1. Go to this website http://ttaconline.org/staff/sol/sol_search_home.asp Using the drop down menus, choose Social Science and 2nd grade. Click go. Click on the box to add a checkmark next to 2.12. Scroll to the bottom and click the submit button. You will see lesson plans in Word or PDF format with ideas of how to teach the SOL lessons.

Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching & Learning Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk Teaching Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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SOL Review

1. Suffolk SOL Review

2. SOL Jeopardy Game Online 50 Questions on 2nd grade SOLS

3. 2nd grade Test 20 Question SOL multiple-choice test

4. http://www.quia.com/pages/sol2.html SOL 2nd grade webpage

5. Senteo 30 SOL 2nd grade questions

6. SOL Social Studies Vocabulary PowerPoint

7. Science & Social Studies Jeopardy PowerPoint Game

8. SOL Refrigerator Review Cards for Social Studies in Adobe Acrobat

9. SOL 32 Multiple-choice Social Studies PowerPoint

10. SOL 2nd Grade Study Guide with pictures and information


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Teacher SOL Resources:

1. Print PDF SOL Posters 2nd grade Social Studies colorful posters created for each SOL

2. Social Studies Vocabulary PowerPoint showing all the terms 2nd graders need to know for SOLS

3. Buy SOL Cards & Games 2nd grade SOL Review cards, games, and units

4. Interactive Notebooks Buy excellent interactive notetaking notebooks for SOL

5. VDOE Resources

6. Kidspiration Templates Templates organized by subject and grade

7. Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

8. Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

9. Buy SOL Assessments for grades K-3 all subjects

10. Brainpop Social Studies Movies Movie clips on Social Studies (Subscription)

11. SOL Social Studies Questions and Social Studies Questions 2 in Word

12. 2nd Grade SOL Questions This is saved in rtf so any word processor can open it

13. Find SMARTBoard Notebook Ready Made Lessons Enter the subject, grade, and Virginia Standards. Excellent SMARTBoard resource

14. Our World Near and Far by Joy Masoff Best SOL Social Studies Textbook to buy for the classroom. SOL information on 2nd grade reading level and great pictures

15. Pdf-notes ipad app allows you to annotate over any pdf. Convert any of your Word worksheets or review material to a pdf and then use the pdf-notes app on the ipads to write over the pdf using your finger just like a SMART Board on an ipad.

16. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

17. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

18. Primary Source Search Engine (Find primary source pictures and documents)


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