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C-Span Classroom
Free primary source materials for social studies teachers
Core Knowledge Lesson Plans
Unit plans developed by teachers in Core Knowledge schools and presented at Core Knowledge National Conferences.
Discovery Education
Lesson plans written by teachers for teachers. Browse by subject and grade.
EDSITEment
Lesson plans and websites from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities and the MarcoPolo Education Foundation. Many of the lesson or unit plans have accompanying worksheets.
The Gateway to 21st Century Skills
"The Gateway has been serving teachers continuously since 1996 which makes it one of the oldest publically accessible U.S. repositories of education resources on the Web. The Gateway contains a variety of educational resource types from activities and lesson plans to online projects to assessment items.” (from the website)
IDEAS
Lesson plans and other resources for the K-12 teacher. Option provided to search for resources by Wisconsin Model Academic Standards and Common Core Standards. As a staff member or student at UWO, or as a teacher you can register for this resource without charge.
NY Times Daily Lesson Plan
Hundreds of lesson plans for grades 6-12 based on articles that have appeared in the New York Times. This is a joint endeavor with the Bank Street School of Education. Many interesting features.
PBS Learning Media
“PBS LearningMedia™ provides educators with strategies, tools, and professional development resources needed to fully utilize digital learning." (from the website)
Primary Source: Resource Guides and Bibliographies
Books "films, lesson plans, websites, and news sources for teaching and learning about global education and world regions, cultures, and histories." Many primary source materials included. (quote from the Primary Source website)
Resources for Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Professor Ava McCall's website.
SCORE: Schools of California Online Resources for Education
Lesson plans and other teacher resources arranged by grade level and content area. This was last updated in 2006, but it appears to be still useful.
Social Studies Central
This resource was created by a long-term middle school social studies teacher. Links to many lesson plan resources, a selection of the "best" lesson plan sites, lots of primary sources, etc.
Thinkfinity
Thousands of free lesson plans and educational resources, including lesson plans organized by state standards.
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Very detailed and lengthy unit plans about a variety of topics.
Education Materials Center
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