These sites have lesson plans and ideas for a multitude of topics and can be used for almost any social studies classroom.
Chauncey B. Monte-Sano Resource List
|Mr. Donn's Site for Kids & Teachers
While the site looks a little dated, Mr. Donn's social studies resources
site has been used for YEARS by teachers in multiple subjects and
grades. It's a good clearinghouse for many social studies resources.
|NCSS Online Teacher's Library
Online resources from the National Council for the Social Studies
|National Education Association's Social Studies Lesson Plans
These resources can be filtered by grade level. Some lessons include
activities that focus on incorporating children's literature into the social
|New York Times: The Learning Network Blog
All the lesson plans from the New York Times' Learning Network blog.
|Elementary Social Studies Teaching Resources
Teaching resources that cover a wide variety of social studies topics
including geography, history, economics, and politics.
Various Homework Helpers provided by the Michigan Electronic Library.
This resource is available to State of Michigan residents (recognizable
by IP address) and University of Michigan Students on campus.
The Free Encyclopedia
|World History and Timelines
Major events in world history compiled by Infoplease.
C3 Inquiries Archive
|Oakland County School's Curriculum Units
Includes lesson plans, graphics, timelines, and standard mapping.
These sites provide online tools that can help you make puzzles, timelines, activity sheets, and other classroom materials.
Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and
more using your own word lists.
|Top 10 Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers
Various tools to help your students create timelines. Look for tools that allow
your students to include images and easily save their work.
The online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives.
|Learning the Continents Through Songs & Poems
Songs & Poems about the continents using lyrics from well-known verses.
|Education.com's Social Studies Worksheets and Printables
Various downloadable ideas that you might use to supplement your instruction.