What Were the Headlines in 2022 That Mattered Most to You?Current Event Close Reading and Critical Thinking Questions for Social Studies Teachers
The following Social Studies event discussion is based on the year that was 2022.
Below you will find some critical thinking questions to pose to your Social Studies students.
- What event(s) from the previous year had the biggest impact?
- Reflect on this event and identify the four W’s: "Who?" "What?" "When?" and "Where?"
- Give details. Why and how did this event unfold?
- Why do you think this event was so important? What effect did it have over the course of the year?
- Do you think this event will continue to have an effect in the new year? Predict how and explain your reasoning.
The Spring 2023 Social Studies Catalog Is Coming!
Ring in the new year with all-new classroom tools and resources, from project-based learning to out-of-the-box activities to get them thinking, moving, and doing and more!
Spring 2023 catalogs arrive in-home starting January 16.
Click here to request a catalog.
New Resources for 2023
The following recommended Social Studies items are available at teachersdiscovery.com.
Project-Based Learning in AP® Micro Book
Project-Based Learning makes AP® Microeconomics manageable AND fun! Step-by-step instructions show you how to implement project-based learning in your classroom, and six hands-on projects covering concepts like supply, demand, elasticity, and more—all aligned to AP, C3, and Common Core standards—give you a place to start.
Show Me Challenges and Clues for U.S. Government Book
Form a more perfect union between hands-on activities and major topics in government! Weave activities seamlessly into your lessons for partner and group work or as part of a game. Students of all learning styles work together to approach government in a whole new way!
- Speed, Time, and Creative Challenges
- Post-Activity Discussion Questions
- Reproducible Templates and Student-Created Examples