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K-12 Teaching Resources

This guide provides selected teaching resources for K-12 curriculum.

General Social Studies Resources

The History Teacher
Journal focuses on classroom teachers by including activities etc.

Free Social Studies
Free games, quizzes, worksheets, and projects.

Fun and Games - Social Studies for Kids
Provides links to games dealing with cultures, economics, geography, history, and the United States

Homework Spot
Discover the best social studies resources for elementary school students.

Lesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies 
Teaching current events.& other social studies resources from the National Council for Social Studies.

Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies
Teachers can search over 17,000 lesson plans, teaching ideas, and worksheets for K-12 including social studies, economics, and current events.

Primary Elementary School Social Studies
Games, resources, and links for primary students.

ProTeacher
Social studies lesson plans for elementary school teachers in grades K-6 including history, culture activities, programs and thematic units, and geography.

Social Studies Web Sites for Teachers
Resources for teachers and parents including lesson plans, curricula, and teaching suggestions.

Strategies for Teaching Social Studies
An index of methods and strategies from the University of Delaware.

Middle & High School Resources

MiddleWeb History and Social Studies Resources
Articles, e-mail, and web links about history.  Developed by middle school teacher Todd Byars.  Focus on U.S. history, world history, geography, current events, and government.

Social Studies in the Middle School
Sponsored by National Council for the Social Studies this site is a resource lesson plans etc.

High School Social Studies
Standards, Assessments, and Resources.  An archived project by Peter Pappas, Former Social Studies Coordinator, Pittsford Central Schools.

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