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Lesson Plan Sites

National Geographic - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/matrix.html

Web 2.0 Great w/ Social Studies

  • **Docs Teach** -This website provides thousands of historical documents from the National Archive. You can either read the documents online or print them and save them with you.
  • Film StoryThis site basically lets users view information about films centered on significant historical events. You can browse films by country of production.
  • Animaps.com - create and view beautifully informative animated maps for free
  • Look Back Maps - This is a website that allows users to view historical pictures of various locations on Google Maps, search for specific locations and even add images.
  • History CommonsThe History Commons contains summaries of 20,126 events, which are published on the website in the format of dynamic timelines.use video rich history resource. Just browse through the timelines already provided there and let your journey into the past starts.
  • Map Maker Interactive -Explore your world with map themes, data, and tools for customizing your map
  • Scoop.It - be the curator of your own favorite topic. Create your topic-centric media by collecting gems among relevant streams then...Publish it to your favorite social media or to your blog.
  • Stock Market Game - http://www.prongo.com/stock/index.pl
  • Shmoop.com- website has great interactive resources on US History, Economics, and civics. Economics topics include Economic Principles, Supply and Demand, Economic Systems, Money and Banking, Corporations & Stocks, Labor, Wages & Unions, Taxes, Economic Policy (Macroeconomics), and International Trade.
  • TimelineTimelines as its name indicates offers users the opportunity to discover history through timelines of connected events and happenings using notes, videos, quotes and many more
  • Time Index - This is a recording of the major historical events arranged into timelines. You can use key words to search for specific events or browse its categories for more results.
  • Time SearchThis is like a search engine that lets you look for historical timelines. You can choose a specific period of time to search or if you want to be focused then use the Areas and Themes menus.
  • This Day in History -As its name suggests, this is a section where you will find important historical events that happened on this day.
  • This DayThis Day is similar to This Day in History above. They both provide you with a chain of the major historical events that happened in this day
  • US States Game - http://www.prongo.com/unitedstates/index.html
  • What Happened in my BirthdayThis is a a cool tool to discover all the major historical events that happened the day you came to this planet. Just enter your birth year and you will be shown a list of events in such a fun way . I love it.
  • World Digital LibraryThis website lets you browse and discover important historical documents and metarials from all around the globe as well as view ancient maps, manuscripts , pictures and many more

Geography

US History

  • Shmoop.com This website has great interactive resources on US History, Economics, and civics.
  • Tripit is for making travel plans and organizing them into itineraries

Economics

  • Stock Market Game - http://www.prongo.com/stock/index.pl
  • Shmoop.comThis website has great interactive resources on US History, Economics, and civics. Economics topics include Economic Principles, Supply and Demand, Economic Systems, Money and Banking, Corporations & Stocks, Labor, Wages & Unions, Taxes, Economic Policy (Macroeconomics), and International Trade.


Middle School Social Studies