Social Studies

Lesson Plans 6-8

A Comparative Study Against Slavery
Students create a slide show or Inspiration diagram depicting the differences and similarities between slave treatment based on slave narratives.
Quadrant Analysis
Students create a slide show depicting items found in their one square meter quadrant.
All About the Oregon Trail
This is a an interactive web site that explores the various aspects of the development of the Oregon Trail, which became the corridor to the entire western United States.
The American West
Many facts, stories and pictures from the Frontier and Pioneer days of the Wild West through today's Modern West.
Encyclopedia Mythica
This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, legends, and more. It contains over 6100 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world.
Exploring Florida: A Social Studies Resource for Students and Teachers
This is a social studies resource for students and teachers that includes thousands of Florida resources in all subject areas.
Freedom on the Underground Railroad
Freedom on the Underground Railroad - Follow the North Star and you'll meet people like Harriet Tubman, a slave that escaped and then helped others make their way across Lake Erie and into Canada.
Geography IQ
This site is loaded with links to maps as well as other information pertaining to the many worldwide countries that are included in the database.
Hercules: Greece's Greatest Hero
Heritage of the Ancient Ones (HOTAO) is a multicultural, nonprofit organization, offering educational and environmental awareness programs. They are dedicated to preserving the history, culture and traditions of Florida's original native peoples, while promoting respect for Mother Earth.
Heritage of the Ancient Ones
Heritage of the Ancient Ones (HOTAO) is a multicultural, nonprofit organization, offering educational and environmental awareness programs. They are dedicated to preserving the history, culture and traditions of Florida's original native peoples, while promoting respect for Mother Earth.
Historic Events & Birthdates
At this site, you can select any day of the year and look to see what else happened that day - birthdays, deaths, and important events in history.
The History Globe
The History Globe.com web site presents interactive areas for three historical periods: the Anglo-Apache conflicts, the Oregon Trail explorations, and the Jamestown settlement.
Map Machine
This site is good geography link to National Geographic's Map Machine, where the user has many options on choosing just the right map.
POTUS: Presidents of the United States
This site includes background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and points of interest on each of the presidents.
Rome Project
This site includes a vast collection of resources on Classical Rome. Anyone interested in Classical Rome will find this site to be a valuable research tool.
States & Capitals
This site is an excellent source for many different "quick fact" information on each of the 50 states.
White House Kids
An interactive look into the White House, providing kids with information about the current and past presidents, as well as a tour of the White House.