SJCSD - Social Studies

News, Updates & Opportunities

St. Augustine Film Festival

Never the Same: the Prisoner of War Experience

January 30th 1:00pm

Lewis Auditorium 14 Granada Street

Loretta Swit will be introduced before the showing!

More information: The St. Augustine Film Festival

2016 History Fair

This year’s theme is “Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History.” Students in grades 6 to 12 conduct research using primary and secondary sources on topics related to the theme and present their findings in a historical paper, exhibit, documentary, performance, or website. The District History Fair will take place at First Coast Technical College on Tuesday, February 23rd from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. District winners in each category and division have the opportunity to advance to the state contest in Tallahassee in May.

Black History Month Resources

More resources made available by Valley Ridge Academy

Prince Estabrook (First African-American to fight in Revolutionary War)

Wentworth Cheswell (First African American elected to public office)

Frederick Douglass meets with Lincoln

African-Americans in Congress

1870 African American congressman sworn in

Free Resource from Teaching Tolerance

Selma: The Bridge To The Ballot

The kit includes:

* 40-minute Documentary

* Viewer's guide

* Timeline of activities & events leading up to the marches

* Map of Alabama illustrated with locations of significance

Reflection: Are you differentiating your instruction?

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction

This article provides various ways to differentiate instruction with examples and ideas for instruction.

I am happy to be here!

I look forward to meeting all of you on February 5th for collaborative group sessions! If you are unable to join us I will be visiting your school soon. If you have a special event or lesson taking place, please share those dates with me. Please contact me with questions or concerns you may have.