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Social Studies

Page last updated 9/22/11

  1. Daily Lesson Plans from the NY Times - An excellent resource for Middle and High School students. Lesson plans are created daily using the newspaper for Current Events. Academic Standards are listed as well as overviews, activities, procedures and resources needed.
    1. Information on obtaining classroom copies of the NY Times newspaper ( for a fee ) (.pdf document) This is an Adobe Acrobat document
  2. Happy News - Start the day upbeat! "As far as anyone can tell, it's the first international and national daily news organization dedicated exclusively to upbeat stories." Dallas Morning News
  3. Geobee Quiz - Play the new GeoBeeQuiz! Show your geography smarts right here online. Each day five new questions from the National Geographic Bee will be posted. Come back every day for brand-new questions and another chance to beat the Bee!
  4. Geography Quiz - Weekly quiz with answers. Huge selection of archived quizzes.
  5. On This Day in History - from MIStupid.com, almost from the beginning of time, historical events and happenings are listed.
  6. This Day in History - presented by The History Channel. What happened today? Many categories to choose like Wall Street, Cold War and more.
  7. This Day in Asian History - presented by the Asian Society.
  8. Today in History - A service of the Library of Congress. This site includes a comprehensive set of links regarding the featured historical event. They also include an archive.
  9. Tween Tribune - National News for Tweens with comments from Tweens
  10. Who Is That? - Students see a portrait of a U. S. president and one to four clues, depending on the level of difficulty. This is one of the great games found at funbrain.com

 

 

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