Virginia Studies

General Information

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Activity
Description
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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Our Virginia Past and Present Available to students, parents and staff. Login information available from classroom teachers.
Virginia Studies Refrigerator Card Refrigerator card for SOL home review
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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Enlarged Essential Knowledge Enlarged Essential Knowledge
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VDOE SOL Resources VDOE Recommended Resources
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Primary Source Learning Work with images of real documents to question, think and gather knowledge
History Now Online journal of American history
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning

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VS.2  The student will demonstrate knowledge of the physical geography and native peoples, past and present, of Virginia.

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Activity
Description
Virginia Map Labels Map labels
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Jeopardy Regions Gameshow format review
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Native Americans Essential knowledge
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Regions of Virginia Label the regions
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Map Skills Project Create a PowerPoint presentation to describe the regions of Virginia
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Quia Games

Play the games to review knowledge of geography and early inhabitants of Virginia
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Powhatan Indian Village Discover what a Powhattan Indian village was like
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Eastern Woodlands Discover what an Eastern Woodland Indian village was like
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VS.2a,c Virginia Borders Foldable
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VS.2b Virginia's Regions Foldable
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VS.2c Water Features Foldable
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VS.2d Indian Language Groups Foldable
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VS.2 d,e Geography of Early Inhabitants Foldable
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VS.2e Adapting to Climate Foldable
Virginia Geography Crossword Puzzle
Virginia Studies 2a-c Essential knowledge and key concepts
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Dirt Detectives Students learn about archeology with this interactive site
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Virginia Trekkers Travel across the regions of Virginia with the Virginia Trekkers
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National Geographic -America in 1607 Describes how archaeologists have recovered new material evidence at sites including Werowocomoco and Jamestown was like
Pupperoni Puppy Gameshow format review regions and Native Americans
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Fling the Teacher: Indians Answer the multiple choice questions correctly and you'll know enough to fling your teacher away!

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VS.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the first permanent English settlement in America.

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Activity
Description
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Jamestown Review the Jamestown facts
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Jamestown Colony Essential knowledge and facts
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Jamestown Colonists and Powhatans Essential knowledge and facts
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VS.3b Jamestown Past and Present Foldable
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VS.3b Jamestown Site Foldable
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VS.3c Virginia Charters Foldable
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VS.3d Early Government Foldable
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VS.3g Survival Foldable
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VS.3g Trade Foldable
People Labels Interactive Notebook Cards / Matching Game
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Jamestown
Jamestown Money
Jamestown Charters
Women and Africans Arrive

Play the games to review knowledge of geography and early inhabitants of Virginia
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James Quest Discover Virginia's First Colony through the webquest - (Extension/Differentiation)
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Discovery School - Jamestown

Test your knowlegde - take the quizzes to review geography and early inhabitants of Virginia
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The Jamestown Online Adventure You are the Captian of the Jamestown Colony - will your colony survive or perish? (Extension/Differentiation)
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The Arrival - Fling the Teacher Multiple choice questions about early Virginia history and the arrival of the colonists
Early Virginia History Cloze Activity
Government in the New World Cloze Activity

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VS.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of life in the Virginia colony.

Type
Activity
Description
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Credit in Colonial America Colonists and credit
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VS.4a Agriculture and Slavery Foldable
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VS.4b Settlement Areas Foldable
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VS.4c Moving the Capitol Foldable
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VS.4d Colonial Economics Foldable
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Colonial America
Tobacco and Slavery
Virginia Jeopardy
Revolutionary War

Play the games to review knowledge of geography and early inhabitants of Virginia
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Colonial Williamsburg Learn about people of the 18th Century
English Colonization Jeopardy Gameshow format
English Colonization Match Game Match Game
English Colonization Part II Jeopardy gameshow format
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Money and the Colony Essential knowledge and key terms
Fling the Teacher: English Colonization Build a catapult to fling the teacher by getting each answer correct.

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VS.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of Virginia in the American Revolution.

Type
Activity
Description
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VS.5a Declaration of Independence Foldable
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VS.5a Parlaiment vs. Colonists Foldable
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VS.5b Individuals of the Revolution Foldable
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Major Documents Documents in Virginia history
American Revolution notes Notes in a PowerPoint format
VS.5 Match Game Match Game information
People Labels Interactive Notebook Cards / Matching Game
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Revolutionary War Battles Battle animations
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Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation Booklet, timeline and video
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Jack Jouett

Background information
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History Happens Song of Jack Jouette's ride
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Famous Virginian Review Do you know this six famous Virginias?
From Arrival to Revolution 25 question Multiple Choice quiz
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Revolutionary War

Play the games to review knowledge of geography and early inhabitants of Virginia

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VS.6 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of Virginia in the establishment of the new American nation.

Type
Activity
Description
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Jefferson and the Statute for Religious Freedom
Washington and Madison
Assemblies and Burgesses

Play the games to review knowledge of New America nation
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VS.6a George Washington Foldable
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VS.6a James Madison Foldable
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VS.6b Virginia Statutes of Religious Freedom Foldable
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VS.6 Virginia Declaration of Rights Foldable
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VS.6c Geography and Migration Foldable
Fling the Teacher: Historical Documents Part I Build a catapult to fling the teacher by getting each answer correct.
Fling the Teacher: Historical Documents Part II Build a catapult to fling the teacher by getting each answer correct.
Hoop Shoot: Historical Documents I Interactive game that tests knowledge of historical documents
Hoop Shoot: Historical Documents II Interactive game that tests knowledge of historical documents

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VS.7 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the issues that divided our nation and led to the Civil War.

Type
Activity
Description
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Civil War Battles Battle animations
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Hangman

Test your knowledge of Civil War facts
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VS.7a Lincoln's Election Foldable
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VS.7a West Virginia Foldable
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VS.7a North and South Foldable
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VS.7a Events of Secession Foldable
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VS.7b Civil War Battles Foldable
The Civil War Essential knowledge and key terms

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VS.8 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the reconstruction of Virginia following the Civil War.

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Activity
Description
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VS.8a Reconstruction Foldable
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VS.8a Reconstruction Solutions Foldable
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VS.8b Jim Crow Foldable
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VS.8 African American Power in Virginia Government Foldable
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VS.8c Economic Development Foldable
Riddick's Folly House Museum Tour Two costumed interpreters will guide you through the role of the Riddick family during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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RAFT - Write a Postcard Take on the role of someone living in the Reconstruction Period to write a postcard. Use the Rubric to create a quality product.

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VS.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Virginia.

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Activity
Description
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Twentieth Century Review
Arthur, Byrd, Ashe, & Wilder 
Test your knowledge of twentieth century Virginia
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VS.9a Rural to Urban Foldable
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VS.9a Why People Came Foldable
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VS.9b Desegregation and Resistance Foldable
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VS.9b,c Harry F. Byrd Foldable
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VS.9c Arthur Ashe Foldable
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VS.9c L. Douglas Wilder Foldable
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VS.9c Maggie Lena Walker Foldable
Brown vs. Board of Education Zoom In Inquiry

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VS.10 The student will demonstrate knowledge of government, geography, and economics.

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Activity
Description
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Government

Test your knowledge of government
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VS.10a Branches of Government Foldable
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VS.10b Geographic Regions Foldable
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Regions and Products – Name It! Hangman type review game for products and regions of Virginia
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20th Century Regions and Products – Choose It! Multiple-choice game show review for products and regions of Virginia
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Products and Regions

Fling the Teacher review for products and regions of Virginia

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Road to the Capitol

Interactive game where students run for Congress.  A fun enrichment activity.

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Review

Type
Activity
Description
2011 Released Test Items
2007 Released Test Items
Poquoson Review Quiz
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Question Packet Question and Answer Packet
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People in History

Hangman and jumble type games to review significant figures in Virginia's history.
SOL Released Tests SOL Released Tests from 2000-present in PowerPoint format
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VA Studies Online Course Part I Study the maps and read the text to uncover information about the geography and early inhabitants of Virginia.
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VA Studies Review Part II From Jamstown to the 20th Century check your knowledge. Read each selection and take the review quiz.
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Choose It! Review 2007 Released Test material by choosing the correct answer.
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Fling the Teacher

Build a catapult to fling the teacher by getting each answer correct. Test your knowledge of Virginia Studies content.
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SOLmate Multiple choice interactive practice quiz
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Puzzle Maker Use their word lists or create your own to generate crosswords, word searches or word scrambles
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Notable Virginias Famous Virginias in American history
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Virginia Studies Review Review of VA Studies questions to use with Crickets
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Virginia Studies Jeopardy 1 Gameshow format review
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Virginia Studies Jeopardy 2 Gameshow format review
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Virginia Studies Jeopardy 3 Gameshow format review
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Virgina Studies Jeopardy 4 Gameshow format review
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Virginia Studies Jeopardy 5 Gameshow format review
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Virginia Studies Jeopardy 6 Gameshow format review
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Virginia Studies Jeopardy 7 Gameshow format review
2007 Released Item Review Use the PPT to review the 2007 released test items.
Review Template Students create a review flyer of all SOLs.
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First Semester Review (Right Click, Save Target As) Review content covered during the first semester
2007 Released Test Item Review Gameshow format review
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Practice Assessment Tools
(must install ePat Launcher before using)
VS.1, VS.2, and VS.3 Review Cricket ready review activity for VS.1, VS.2 and VS.3
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4th Grade Jeopardy Gameshow format review of English, Math, Social Studies, and Science
The Stickman Game Virginia History review game
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Tribond Review Game Game Directions and Pieces
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SOLopoly Review Game

Monopoly-type review game for Virginia Studies
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4th Grade SOL Jeopardy Gameshow format review

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Webquest

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