This site provides teachers with an easy way to integrate social studies and language arts together. History is taught through language arts critical thinking and reading strategies. Geography skills are analyzed and students can easily learn cartography tools. Select a topic and decide which level you would like to try. Then decide if you would like to learn, practice or apply the topic. Students will then read and answer the questions. This site also provides audio for each question.
On the IWB: Project this website on the board to help student’s master these concepts.
This site features dozens of resources for teachers of history and the social sciences. Search by keyword for a variety of lesson plans, interactives, documents and videos. There are also hundreds of lesson plans available to teachers. This site gathers the best resources from around the web to assist your students in learning about history.
Docs Teach assist teachers in creating history interactive using primary source materials from the national archives. You can search activities or make your own. The activities are divided into areas based on the National History Standards. Finding a sequence, focusing on details, interpreting data, making connections, mapping history and weighing the evidence are just some of the many activities.
Take your students on an adventure through the American Revolution. This exciting interactive will lead you through the battles and acts of the American Revolution. Students will be provided with a mission. The missions include vocabulary, writing prompts, review questions and more. This is a great interactive to get students interested in history.