K-5 Social Studies

6-8 Social Studies

9-12 Social Studies

Lesson Plans and More

**Thinkfinity** - Search Engine for Education (formerly MarcoPolo). Contains lesson plans, interactivities, research materials, and more.
**SAS Curriculum Pathways** (formerly SASinSchool) - Contains lessons plans, interactivities, and more.
Learn Alberta - Has video and audio lessons on various topics categorized by grade level and subject matter. Some info is locked (red lock icon), but there are still great resources that are available for free.
Teach 21- Website from WVDE that contains lesson plans, unit plans, teaching strategies, and more.
Surfaquarium - Created by a teacher with tons of links for education organized by subject matter.
HippoCampus - Includes interactive lessons for several different subjects. Great to use with your whiteboard or individually. The lessons allow you to click on a Textbook link and see the page numbers from your text that correspond to the lesson chosen.
PortaPortal - A social bookmarking site that can be used to direct your students to specific web sites for class
an example: Shannon Murray's Portaportal

Social Studies

- Social Studies CSO's K-12 listed with correlating websites. Created by Jennifer Flipovich from Fayette County Schools.
National Geographic Xpeditions- Contains lesson plans, interactivities, and a large collection of maps.
Smithsonian's History Explorer
- Collection of resources for American History from the Smithsonian Institute. Includes museum artifacts, lesson plans, interactivities, professional development, and web links.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- Holocaust Videos, Audio clips, Photos, Research Articles, Interactive Maps, and much more.
Museum Boxallows you to take a topic and place items on six sides of a box to create a "museum" display. This includes placing a link to power points, typing text, uploading images, and more.
EarthAlbum allows you to see Flicker images from across the globe by clicking on a region on a world map. Try it out, but make sure to preview the pictures before showing to students.