Social Studies

Lesson Plans 9-12

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.
American Memory
American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
The Declaration of Independence
This is an online script of the Declaration of Independence in printed format, which makes it easy to read.
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.
From Revolution to Reconstruction
A Hypertext on American History from the colonial period until Modern Times. The main body of this hypertext project, which was started in 1994, comes from a number of USIA-publications.
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.
The History Globe
The History web site presents interactive areas for three historical periods. The Anglo-Apache Conflicts, The Oregon Trail section and the Jamestown Online Adventure.
History Link 101
History Link 101 is a resource site for World History Classes. It is divided into six categories for each culture or time period. The categories are art, biographies, daily life, maps, pictures and research.
HyperHistory Online
This site contains information on people, history, events, and maps. You can look at the timeline and then clock it to bring up the info in a side window. Everything is color-coded so you can find your way around easily.
K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet
The design of this guide is to assist K-12 teachers, librarians, and students in locating on-line resources on Africa that can be used in the classroom for research and studies.
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.
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.
Vincent Voice Library
Speeches, performances, lectures, interviews, broadcasts, etc. by over 50,000 persons from all walks of life recorded over 100 years.