It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.
◾I use an assignment that my daughter and I came up with called a ‘binder-book’, which is basically the child of a lap book and note booking. Within this assignment, they will have research, geography, writing and timeline work.
Colonial Journals for StoryPath/Colonial Boston! // Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!