Social Studies ResourcesMarking Period 1 Resources:
Explorers --- Learn all about the Viking Way of Life.- Highlights from Cabot, Columbus and others. Includes a map of their routes and activities (puzzles, maps, vocabulary, etc).- Video Columbus’ voyage, the ships and some navigational information. (time: 11:22)- Visit to learn more about this time period.- Video (time: 2:21)- Video (time: 2:14)explorers of North AmericaMaps --- Maps and descriptions of Early America– Elementary Education resources - World Maps with descriptions- Allows you to travel by satellites throughout the world to see everything from your home to the Grand Canyon. Download and begin your journey!
Maps and Globes- A webquest to help you explore maps and globes in greater detail.
Timelines --- Print a worksheet to help you create a timeline of you life.- Check out an interactive timeline with information about the continents.Marking Period 2 Resources:- Maps, Regions, Trades, Historic Events, Make Your Own Map, Activities, American Revolution- Three Parts: Coming to America; Characteristics of the Colonies; Beliefs and Revolution - Click here to explore a child's life during the colonial times.- Check out what people had while living in the colonies.- Identify components of colonial village life- Check out what a colonial village looked like- Travel through different websites to find out how people lived during the colonial times- Learn about the first permanent residence in America- Learn the reasons why the pilgrims came to America- This website provides a breakdown of each colonial region- Check out this webquest about the three colonial regions
Marking Period 3 Resources:- Events that led to the Revolutionary War; Interactive Quiz of events- Explore this interactive website to learn more about the American Revolution.- Battles of the Revolutionary War, animated with troop movement.- Learn more about Paul Revere and the role he played in the American Revolution.- Check out Valley Forge National Park's website.- Play some games that go along with the Liberty's Kids Videos.
Now and Then - See what life was like in the 18th century compared to what life is like today.
General History Resources:
America's Story from America's Library - The Library of Congress presents this website for helping students discover stories of America’s past. Information provided on all social studies units.
Mr. Nussbaum’s U.S. History Timeline -- U.S. History timeline with links to all events. Including events from the Colonization through the Revolutionary War.
American Nation Online – Student resources for American History units. Resources for students include quizzes, web resources, fill-in-the blank statements for content knowledge, primary sources (letters, petitions) and flashcards . (Pearson)
US History Primary Sources- Provides links to primary sources from early American history.
School House Rocks - Click here for the School House Rocks lyrics.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History - Provides a timeline of American History.
Time for Kids - Learn all about current events in America and throughout the world
Brain Pop Junior - Explore this website to learn more about American History.