3 Good Resources for History Teachers. June 18, 2014 Below are three good websites for history teachers.
These websites provide a range of resources and materials related to history teaching. Check out this post for more similar web resources for teaching history. 1- School History School History is a website that provides a wide variety of teaching materials for history teachers.These materials are arranged into different categories such as online history lessons, interactivities, interactive games, and interactive quizzes. This site also provides over 600 free downloadable worksheets and PowerPoint presentations.
Haunting photos of World War I reveal how little Europe has changed in 100 years. The numbers reveal the horror of the Great War: Sixty-five million soldiers fought.
Nine million killed in combat. Nearly 20 million wounded. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the conflict that reshaped Europe, redefined international power structures, introduced the U.S. as a global superpower and fundamentally changed the role government played in people’s everyday lives. Photographer Peter Macdiarmid collected modern photos from around Europe and overlaid World War I-era images, giving a sense of how much–and how little–has changed since the War to end all Wars. The town hall and belfry of Arras, France is seen from the main square in this archive photo of destruction wrought during WWI. The date of the photo is unknown, but the belfry was destroyed on October 21, 1914. Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebieres in Albert, France stands at the center of this 1915 photo. A French soldier walks through the ruins of Verdun, France after a German bombing In 1916. Primary Source Nexus. Bringing History Home. WhatWasThere - Put history in its place!
Welcome - The Flow of History. Home - War Archives Management System. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. DocsTeach. UH - Digital History. THC Classroom — History.com TV Episodes, Schedule, & Video. Historypin. Beyond the Bubble. Best Sites for Primary Documents in World History. Common Core offers an incentive for teachers to use historic documents to build literacy skills in a content area while empowering students to be the historian in the classroom.
But document-based (DBQ) instruction in this context requires four key elements to be successful: The right documents. Knowing how to look at them. Letting students discover their own patterns, then asking students to describe, compare and defend what they found. Basing the task on enduring questions, the kind that students might actually want to answer. I've assigned my pre-service social studies methods class the task of designing some DBQs and I assembled a list of some of my favorite sources for finding historic documents in World History. All these sites feature good search engines and the ability to download documents for use in classroom projects. Musicians and an acrobat, Smithfield Decretals (Brit. Title: Weighing Cotton, Bombay Creator: Johnson, William; Henderson, William Date: ca. 1855-1862. Ancient Greece Timeline. Keep this helpful timeline in hand to remind yourself of the significant periods of time and essential events that took place throughout this important part of world history. 2600 BC: Beginning of the Minoan Period 1450 BC: Development of Linear B writing 1400 BC: Foundation of Mycenaean Palaces Bronze Age 1370 BC: Palace complex at Knossos destroyed.
Minoan civilisation comes to an end. Facts about the Revolutionary War *** Facts about the Revolutionary War This article contains fast facts and information about the Revolutionary War.
Why did the American Revolutionary War begin? Because the American colonists believed that they deserved all the rights of Englishmen but were not receiving them. When was the American Revolutionary War? UH - Digital History. 21 Top Websites for Social Studies Teachers. Presidential Timeline. 101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class. 1.)
The Library of Congress is a great source to find historical documents, photos, art, maps, audio and video, artifacts and other items. The American Memory section organizes items based on topics, time periods and places of American history. The World Digital Library, a cooperative project with UNESCO, includes rare documents from around the world. 2.) The National Archives and Records Administration has a massive collection of material on U.S. history that can sometimes be overwhelming to search through. 3.) 3.1) EDSITEment "offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies.
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