Classroom Social Studies Links:
Classroom Unit Links:
Additional Social Studies Resource Links:
- American History for Kids from Native Americans and exploration through revolution and beyond!
- Snaith Primary Social Studies Units is a neat link to a variety of historical resources from a school in the United Kingdom.
- McMillan McGraw-Hill fifth grade social studies resources
- Harcourt Horizons general social studies resources
- Harcourt Horizons textbook-related resources (choose U.S. History)
- Scott Foresman social studies resources (our textbook)
- Problem Solving through History
- DiscoverySchool.com: a resource for learning about all areas of social studies, with lesson plans and games as well.
- Current Events brought to you by the McGraw Hill company.
- BBC (British Broadcasting Company) World News site is great for current events, research, and expository reading!
- About.com, American History searchable information site.
- Scholastic News, a magazine for students. Great for current events!
- Social Studies for Kids links to a variety of topics from geography, history, and current events.
- TimeRef.com provides explanations, maps, diagrams, timelines, and more to better understand medieval times through the middle ages (1000's-1600's).
- Animated Atlas gives an overview of the settlement of the thirteen original colonies, through westward expansion and the eventual admission of all 50 states.
- Maps of War shows a variety of U.S. and world conflicts with animated maps.
- Jim's States Game: play to improve your knowledge of the 50 states' locations.
- Enjoy the Anamaniac's music video of the 50 U.S. states & capitals!
- Ben Franklin's Guide to US Government for Kids