Social Studies Resources

  • History Channel ( provides television programs that middle school, junior high and high school teachers can videotape and keep for up to a year -- along with support materials to help with lesson plans and class activities.

  • National Council for the Social Studies ( helps you find resources for social studies education including news, professional development opportunities, information on meetings and seminars, and links to local and regional social studies organizations.

  • Thomas - Library of Congress for Teachers (http:// provides legislative resources for teachers including lesson plans to teach The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, and other primary documents in American History.

  • U.S. House of Representatives - History, Art, & Archives ( site includes lesson plans, trivia, fact sheets, a timeline of events, and more.

  • The White House ( site gives general information, plus history, a virtual library, information on the president, and a kids link.

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Last Updated: April 16, 2014