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Social Studies

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 Social Studies Resources




Common Core Language Arts and Social Studies Standards

CCSSI_ELA Standards.pdf

NJ Social Studies 2009

Classroom Applications (contains many links to primary source documents)





Inferential Learning Across the Curriculum - Social Studies

Notebook Lessons

Online Resources

More Resources



American Colonies.NOTEBOOK  


Introduction to Research.notebook (Intro to plagariasm and Using key word phrases)


Ancient Rome - History v1.3.notebook




Mongol Empire.notebook

National Geographic Xpeditions


***MapMakerPageMaps - This interactive map resource allows you to explore in detail different areas of the world. All you do is select aregion of the world and then select a country. It even includes more detailed views of the USA, Canada,and Mexico. Free maps to print out as well

Educational Videos for kids 




Mr Donn Social Studies Links 

District 71 elibrary 


Extensive Set of Links


 Social Studies Portaportal (grades 6-8)    

dpellicaneconstitution.notebook  (lower elementary)
Social Studies for Kids
Pete's PowerPoints for SS





MiddleSchool.net  free online resources for SS

Free online Jeopardy Creator
latitude.NOTEBOOK  middle school

Free Outline Maps

TimeToast- make timelines online.  Easy and FREE!

Flash Classroom Jeopardy 
Then and Now Social Studies.notebook  

Teacher Created Lessons


**Score Social Studies (California k-8) Project based activities..some links within activities have expired )

free online interactive "textbook"                             

Using connecting themes in social studies.notebook
Vocabulary/Spelling City - great vocabulary resource!
 what should I wear.notebook (dressing for the seasons)

Interactive Resources from Scholastic


socialstudies.org   online teachers' library (National Council for the Social Studies)

Free Natural Reader Download. "Floats" over page and can be used to read virtually any text that is not in pdf or game (flash) form

Museum Box -This site provides the tools for you to build up an

argument or description of an event, person or historical period

by placing items in a virtual box.

Growth of a Nation - from animated atlas

Eyewitness to History


Best History Web Sites

Awesome Highlighter  -

lets you highlight text on web pages and then gives you a small link to the highlighted page.

Colonial Days.notebook  

National  Mock Election (interactive flash game)


Newspapers from around the world

Glencoe Reading in the content areas (excellent free downloads)

Ideas for SS

Middle School Resources

Harcourt Online Materials to Supplement textbook 

Says California but can be used in any state

A House Divided -Dickinson College students and staff are creating a wide variety of resources to honor the Civil War's 150th anniversary (2011-15) and to help America's classrooms learn more about this pivotal conflict.


Ancient China for Kids


Terra-Cotta Warriors - reading selection with multiple choice and open ended questions (pg 61)


MCAS back tests from 2006-2011


Student responses to open-ended questions.  Click on the numbers in the rubric)




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