HISTORY/SOC.ST.

DIIGO LINKS :

PRIMARY SOURCES -bookmarks

HISTORY – bookmarks

SOCIAL STUDIES – bookmarks

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards – free PDF

SEARCH ENGINES FOR HISTORY TEACHERS

TEACHING TOLERANCE LESSON PLANS

LEGISLATIVE EXPLORER

CHRONOZOOM – TIMELINES – EXCELLENT RESOURCE

HBO VIDEO CLIPS

FILMS FOR HISTORY CLASS

LARRY FERLAZZO’S ALL-TIME BEST SOCIAL STUDIES SITES

BEST SOCIAL STUDIES SITES 2014

NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH

VOICES OF WORLD WAR II

JAPANESE INTERNMENT

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS RESOURCES

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – bookmarks

Social Study Guides
The often tongue-in-cheek learning site Shmoop may be best known for its witty collection of study guides on subjects ranging from Shakespeare to calculus, but the site’s history section also provides a wealth of primary sources from around the web. Each of the site’s history lessons, for example, features a “Best of the Web” tab, which links to relevant websites, books, movies, music, images, and historical documents.
Read more at http://thejournal.com/Articles/2013/01/09/4-Tech-Tools-to-Bring-History-Alive-With-Primary-Sources.aspx?Page=2#0XqmrYqp1dvVWlpK.99

Screen Shot 2013-10-06 at 8.58.52 PM

HISTORY IN FILMS AND HISTORY VIDEO SITES

 

Screen shot 2013-07-15 at 3.42.26 PM

Screen shot 2013-07-27 at 4.42.59 PM

Social Studies Resources Central – LIVEBINDER

DBQ LESSON PLAN

DBQ LINKS

DBQ SLIDESHARE

PRIMARY DOCUMENTS FOR WORLD HISTORY

JOHN GREEN’S CRASH COURSE

Screen shot 2013-07-27 at 7.22.16 PM

 

Screen Shot 2014-05-14 at 6.22.52 PM

New York City 
High School 
Scope & Sequence: 
Global History & Geography 
American History 
Economics 
Participation in Government

 

Screen shot 2013-07-02 at 2.25.43 PM

 

 

Screen Shot 2013-08-24 at 4.59.07 PM

Screen Shot 2013-06-15 at 1.20.04 PM

Screen shot 2013-05-27 at 2.26.49 PM

Smithsonian Lesson Plans

What if History Projects

 

HISTORY LABS

Screen Shot 2013-09-22 at 7.48.33 PM

 

 

Glenn Wiebe’s History Tech blog is one that I’ve cited in some of my posts in the past. Glenn does a great job of blending tech, history, and current news into his posts.

If you’re not familiar with the Hip Hughes History YouTube channel, go take a look at it right now.

;

DOCS TEACH

;

Screen shot 2013-06-16 at 6.31.27 PM

Screen Shot 2013-07-14 at 1.38.23 PM

;

THE CIVIL WAR – INFOGRAPHIC

;

;

TEACHING WITH DOCUMENTS

C

CHOICES PROGRAM

;

The Student As Historian – DBQ Strategies and Resources for Teaching History from Peter Pappas

Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.9-10.6

Go behind the scenes of the Continental Congress with this point of view worksheet on Abigail Adam’s letter to her husband, John.

;

Churchill’s Speech: We Shall Fight on the Beaches

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.9-10.6

Your student will discover Winston Churchill’s gift of oratory in this worksheet.

Different Perspectives: The American Revolution

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.9-10.6

Poet Rudyard Kipling offers an alternative perspective on the American Revolution in this worksheet on point of view.

Find the Meaning: JFK’s Inaugural Speech

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RL.9-10.4

In this worksheet, your student will determine the meaning of some phrases in President Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech.

Mark Antony’s Oration from Julius Caesar

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RL.9-10.2

Mark Antony’s oration from Julius Caesar is the focus of this worksheet for determining the purpose of the text.

;

Slavery in the Constitution

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.9-10.9

Your student can compare different parts of the Constitution that relate to slavery.

Two Viewpoints: Lee Surrenders to Grant, 1865

Grade Levels: 9th – 10th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.9-10.7

In this worksheet, your student will compare the writings of Ulysses S. Grant with a painting of the surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House.

Summarize It: President Theodore Roosevelt’s Message

Grade Levels: 8th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.8.2

In this worksheet, your student will summarize part of President Theodore Roosevelt’s message to Congress about conservation.

Finding Text Evidence: Frederick Douglass

Grade Levels: 8th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.8.1

Your student will look for textual evidence in Frederick Douglass’ autobiography in this worksheet.

What’s the Purpose? FDR’s Pearl Harbor Speech

Grade Levels: 8th Grade
Common Core Standards: RI.8.6

Your student will explore the purpose of President Franklin Roosevelt’s speech on the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image
  • Custom Image

History & Politics (Web Resources)

50States.com: Offers copious information about the fifty United States of America.

A Biography of America: This video series for high school and college students presents American history as a living narrative rather than a collection of facts and dates. Produced by WGBH Boston in cooperation with the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration.

A Crash Course in World History: Best-selling author John Green gives you a playful and highly visual crash course in world history, taking you from the beginning of human civilization 15,000 years ago through to our modern age. The videos are animated and fun. We have a few more details here.

Abraham Lincoln at the Crossroads: An educational game for advanced middle- and high-school students. Learn about Lincoln’s leadership by exploring the political choices he made.

Ancient Web: This site positions itself as the best online destination for information and resources related to the Ancient world. It includes educational videos, images and maps.

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government: A primer on American government for grades K-2.

Bridging World History: Created by Learner.org, this site offers multimedia materials designed to help learners discover world history. The material is organized into 26 thematic units, which include videos and an audio glossary.

Democracy Web: The site features an interactive world map and an online study guide for teachers. Designed for use with upper secondary- and lower college-level students, this resource provides an overview of the principles of democracy and their origins, as well as an examination of how a variety of contemporary political systems function.

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a nonprofit devoted to the improvement of history education. The GLI web site features video/audio with experts discussing various topics in American history. Don’t miss their iTunesU collection with talks including: Famous Americans, American Presidents, The U.S. Constitution, The American Civil War, The Great Depression and World War II, Women in American History, Lincoln and the Civil War, and Slavery and Anti Slavery.

Google Cultural Institute: Google has built a robust, umbrella Cultural Institute to house 42 new online historical exhibitions. Each exhibit features, in Google’s words, “a narrative which links the archive material together to unlock the different perspectives, nuances and tales behind these events.” Topics currently covered include the Life and Times of Nelson Mandela, the Fall of the Iron Curtain, the Spanish Civil War, the Life of Anne Frank, D-Day, and Apartheid in South Africa. The Cultural Institute also gives you access to super high resolution images of The Dead Sea Scrolls.

Google Historical Voyages and Events: This site is dedicated to the explorers, voyages, events, and historical backgrounds of countries throughout the world, and uses Google technology to bring this history back to life.

History and Politics Out Loud: A searchable archive of politically significant audio materials for scholars, teachers, and students. It is a component of “Historical Voices,” funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with Michigan State University.

History Matters: Designed for high school and college students and teachers, History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for learning and teaching U.S. history.

iCivics: Founded by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable and engaged 21st century citizens by offering free and innovative educational materials. iCivics has produced 16 educational video games as well as vibrant teaching materials that have been used in classrooms in all 50 states.

Liberty’s Kids: An animated educational historical television series originally broadcast on PBS Kids. Teaches 7 to 14 year olds about the founding of the United States.

The Living Room Candidate: An archive of presidential campaign commercials from 1952 to the present, organized by year, type, and issue, with teacher resources and playlists created by experts.

Teachinghistory.org: This site is designed to help K–12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom. Provides lesson plans and best practices. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the Center for History and New Media.

The Internet History Sourcebooks: This site features collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly for educational use. Hosted by Fordham University, this resource is broken down into sub-areas: Ancient History, Medieval, Modern, Byzantine Studies, African Studies, East Asian Studies, Global Studies, India, Islamic, Jewish, Lesbian and Gay, Science, and Women’s Studies.

What So Proudly We Hail: An educational resource about what it means to be an American, inspired by the anthology of the same title. Through a series of online conversations about classic American texts, award-winning teacher-scholars Amy A. Kass and Leon R. Kass seek to educate both hearts and minds about American ideals, American identity and national character, and the virtues and aspirations of our civic life.

World History for Us All: A powerful, innovative curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools. The site offers a wealth of teaching units, lesson plans, and resources. Ideal for anyone thinking about how to teach world history to students.

World Wonders Project: Created by Google, this valuable resource lets students virtually discover some of the most famous sites on earth — for example, the ruins of Pompeii, Stonehenge, Versailles and more. It also lets you visit the Great Barrier Reef and Shackleton’s Expedition in Antarctica. The project offers an innovative way to teach history and geography to students of primary and secondary schools. Teachers can download related guides for using these resources.

Visualizing Emancipation: A map of slavery’s end during the American Civil War. It finds patterns in the collapse of southern slavery, mapping the interactions between federal policies, armies in the field, and the actions of enslaved men and women on countless farms and city blocks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *