Tag Archives: External

Social Studies Links

Perspectives for a Diverse America – Teaching Tolerance has created this incredible website where you get to choose your Essential Questions, the Culturally Responsive Teaching outcomes you want for your students, and a topic. Then, it helps you find resources, lesson plans, and primary sources that are aligned to it!

Zinn Education Project – This is an incredible website full of resources and ideas for teaching socially just, primary-source focused lesson plans around the history of the United States, from the people’s point of view. Share a different perspective with your students!

Flocabulary – A website with videos that have raps about all different kinds of topics, accompanied by worksheets, quizzes, and more! (username: setrimm@aol.com // pw: candy8)

Facing History and Ourselves – For a FREE login, you can get awesome Unit Plans and lesson plans based on Primary Sources!

Civil Rights Teaching – An awesome website with tons of lesson plans, resources, and unit plans based on primary sources and best teaching practices.

MDAH – Mississippi Department of Archives and history has TONS of digital primary sources, unit plans, lesson plans, and more!

The British Museum Teacher Resources: Free resources (all based on Primary and Secondary Sources!) from the British Museum.

Cartoon Movement is an awesome database of political cartoons for you and your students to analyze!

Stratalogica: Check out our Stratalogica account (valid for one year only!), where you can access and download maps with different topographical and political information! Just log in using the info below, and then click on “Atlases”… Explore the rest on your own!

Teaching With Documents (National Archives) Lesson Plans – incredible set of resources with primary documents pre-selected for your learning activities. (US History focus)

The New York Times’ collection of Black History Month Teaching Resources is a valuable collection of ideas, documents, and lesson plans year round!

Annenberg Classroom List of Civics Websites for Teachers

The Stanford History Education Group

Google Historical Voyages and Events

EconEdLink – A website full of Economics and Personal Finance related resources!

iCivics – Interactive games, videos, and lesson plans!

Historical Thinking Matters – Excellent resource for text-based Inquiry lesson planning!