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101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

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 The Library of Congress is a great source to find historical documents, photos, art, maps, audio and video, artifacts and other items.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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Social Studies Web Sites for Teachers Go Back: Virtual Middle School Library Home / Resources for Teachers and Parents Menu / Social Studies Social Studies Menu: General Sites | Current Events | Geography | Government | History - General | History - United States | History - Pennsylvania | History - World General Sites The National Council for the Social Studies - Standards, teaching resources (internet, print and videos), and links to social studies web sites. World History for Us All - a curriculum for teaching world history to middle and high school students. This is project of San Diego State Unversity and involves the collaboration of K-12 teachers and university instructors Social Science Lesson Plans - From Education World.

Investigating New York Times Coverage of the Holocaust Nancy KeilThe efforts of the White Rose movement to rouse Germans against the Third Reich lasted just months, and key members, like Sophie Scholl, were captured and executed in Munich in 1943. Here, her grave. Go to related article » April 8 is Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah), which marks the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising on the Hebrew calendar. Students and teachers will find many ideas for learning about the Holocaust on our special resource page, which includes: 10 Excellent Free Social Studies Resources for Teachers and Students 1- National Council for The Social Studies This is a great website for teachers and students. It provides free resources relating to everything about social studies.

13 Good Resources for Social Studies Teachers I recently met an old colleague of mine for breakfast. Steve and I team taught a course together for a couple of years before he retired a few years ago. During our conversation he said to me, "Richard, what I knew you were good at was finding things our students liked."

World History for Us All: Key Theme Home > The Three Essential Questions The Seven Key Themes The Three Essential Questions World History for Us All introduces three overarching thematic questions as guides for organizing classroom activities and discussions: Social Science section of Good Sites for Kids! This page is one small part of Good Sites for Kids! Follow us on Facebook Look for

4Teachers : Sites of the Week Go back to site of the week archive index Social Studies Central ( this site to find social studies lesson plans, virtual field trips, interactive online resources, weekly tips, links to standards, and assessment advice. Learn new strategies to enhance your social studies lessons and much more! Classroom Clues ( CLUEs (Childrens Literature for Understanding Economics) is an online, searchable database of childrens books and lessons useful for teaching basic economics to K-6 grade students. It is a program of the Center for Economic Education at the University of Kansas( Geographic Maps: Tools for Adventure ( site contains online map games, lesson plans, and map activities for K-12.

What is the State of the Union speech? 23 January 2011Last updated at 15:14 Woodrow Wilson revived the practice, begun by George Washington, of a spoken address The annual State of the Union address is the keynote speech by the president to Congress in which he sets out his agenda for the next year, highlights his accomplishments to the American people and shapes a political message. It is a requirement of the US constitution that the president "shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient". That requirement has been interpreted differently in the more than 200 years since President George Washington delivered the first in 1790 in New York, then the US capital. In recent decades the State of the Union has become one of the major media events of the US political calendar, a closely-watched affair that is countered by a rebuttal address from the opposition.

First world war: 15 legacies still with us today Poisonous gas The experiment began on 22 April 1915. German soldiers, entrenched in the Belgian medieval town of Ypres, attacked with 6,000 steel canisters of chlorine gas. The wind carried the lethal gas, which was two-and-a-half times heavier than air, across to the British enemies, over a front that ran along some four miles. The gas caught the British soldiers unaware, killing 3,000 of them. In no time all of the sides in the war started to set off their own gas attacks: it wafted over battlefields, made it over exclusion zones and wounded more than a million people, killing 70,000.