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Social Studies

Primary K-2

Intermediate 3 – 6

Jr. High 7 & 8

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Note:  Use the short-cut links below to jump to a category.

2nd grade biographies

3rd grade map skills

Geographic Terms

Chumash

California Regions

California Missions

California Gold Rush

Explorers

State Report

State Capitols

Presidents

Country Report

Mesopotamia

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Rome

Colonies

Roman vs. Christian

Other sites

 Native American Indian Legends

Current Events:

timeforkids

 Dogonews

scholasticnews

newsela

Primary

Economics

1.  Producers & Consumers Lessons

Maps

Continent Game 

Continent Game #2

Map Skills

Map Skills Practice

Map Skills Game

2nd Grade Biography Research

Marco Polo

Thomas Jefferson

George Washington

Paul Revere

Abigail Adams

Benjamin Franklin

Sitting Bull

Granville T. Woods

Jackie Robinson

Golda Meir

Albert Einstein

Thomas Edison

Branch Rickey

Samuel Morse

 

3rd Grade

Map Skills

Compass Rose and Map Key

Map Key

Compass Rose game

More Compass games

Map Skills Game

Adventure Island

 

Geographic Terms definitions

Intermediate

California Regions

Info. about the 4 regions

California Regions

Slide show of 4 regions

Region tour

California

Habitats of California

Deserts

Central coast

Central Coast cont.

Northern Coast 

Mountains

Central Valley

California Geography

 

Interactive Atlas, Growth of the USA

Map Skills Games:

http://www.wartgames.com/themes/geography.html

Native American Resources:

Facts on Native Americans

Native American Sites

Civics – Resources and games for learning about govt.

Library Websites

For the Library Websites, use the your library card number or use enter this number 22063004283661

 Stories:  No Place for Hate

California Missions

  1. http://www.thecaliforniamissions.com/
  2. missions in California
  3. Explore 21 missions
  4. California missions
  5. http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/
  6. http://www.escusd.k12.ca.us/mission_trail/MissionTrail.html

California Gold Rush:

  1. Gold Rush
  2. California’s Untold Stories 
  3. The California Gold Country
  4. Gold Rush
  5. Basic Gold Rush info plus links
  6. Difference Between Gold and Fools Gold” #3
  7. Mining for Gold #2
  8. Mining for Gold #3
  9. Sutter’s Mill
  10. Immigrants of the Gold Rush

Explorers

Info. to print for your Explorer:

http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/explorers.html

  1. Explorers (primary)www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/
  2. Explorer Informationlibrary.thinkquest.org/C001692/english/index.php3?subject=home
  3. Explorers’ Timelinelibrary.thinkquest.org/J002678F/timeline.htm
    library.thinkquest.org/4034/timeline2.html
  4. Explorers’ Hall of Famelibrary.thinkquest.org/4034/hall_of_fame.html
  5. Pictures of Explorerswww.geocities.com/rdl_wcw_wwf_fan/Picturepage1.html
  6. Explorer Linksdir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/By_Subject/Exploration/Explorers/
  7. Explorer Gameslibrary.thinkquest.org/J002678F/games.htm

Maps:

  1. Interactive Continent Map

Mesopotamia

Ancient Egypt:

  1. Daily Life
  2. Timemap of Ancient Egypt
  3. All things Egyptian
  4. Hieroglyphs
  5. Religion
  6. Pharaohs
  7. British Museum
  8. Ancient Egypt – Various Topics
  9. An Introduction to Ancient Egypt (subjects on the left)
  10. Ancient Egypt for Kids
  11. The Ancient Egypt Site
  12. Ancient Egyptian Clothing – By Lindsay
  13. Color me Egypt
  14. Discovering Ancient Egypt
  15. History for Kids
  16. BBC History
  17. Ancient Egypt Info
  18. Free Video Clips of Egypt
  19. Free Clip Art of Egypt
  20. The mummification Game

Ancient Rome:

  1. Ancient Rome for kids
  2. Rome Info
  3. Roman Colosseum
  4. Roman Pantheon
  5. Rome Forum
  6. Rome Aqueducts
  7. Rome Achievements
  8. Rome’s impact

Chumash:

  1. Chumash Indians
  2. Chumash History
  3. Chumash info for kids
  4. Chumash Daily Life in a Village
  5. How they use deer
  6. Chumash – academic kids
  7. Chumash Indians – missions

Country Report

  1. Find the Data
  2. InfoPlease
  3. AltasPedia.com
  4. Worldatlas.com 
  5. Climatezone.com
  6. Wikipedia list of Countries
  7. SLO Library Website
  8. Information on countries by Fact Monster
  9. Country Pictures and Information by National Geographic
  10. Information on Countries by Time
  11. CIA World Factbook on countries

 

 

 

Other Sites:

Create a Timeline

History for Kids

Practice using  a Compass Rose

Oregon Trail Game

Transcontinental Railroad

Best of History Websites

 

Presidents:

  1. Fun Facts
  2. More Fun Facts
  3. Even More Facts
  4. Internet Library
  5. Classroom Help (presidents on the left)
  6. Short Biographies & Pictures
  7. More Biographies
  8. Even More Biographies

Visit all seven continents on Google Maps

 

State Report Info. –

  1. www.50states.com/
  2. Native Americans by State
  3. State Symbols information
  4. www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html
  5. Atlas.com
  6. Biography.com
  7. www.factmonster.com/
  8. www.globalcomputing.com/StatesContent.htm
  9. www.infoplease.com/states.html
  10. www.lmusd.org
  11. www.theus50.com/

States & Capitals

  1. States, Capitals, Lakes & Rivers – practice and tests
  2. States Quiz
  3. Capitals Practice
  4. Capitals Practice
  5. States & Capitals – Quizzes
  6. States Song  
  7. States & Capitals Song

Jr. High

Stock Market Info:

What is the Stock Market

What are stocks

Stock Market Links

How the Economy Works

NY Stock Exchange

Yahoo Financial Info

CNN Money

How the Stock Market Works

NASDAQ Stock Market

Americans at War: The Price of Freedom

Colonies

  1. Cape Cod
  2. Middle Colonies
  3. Southern Colonies
  4. Life in Colonial America
  5. Life in the 13 Colonies
  6. Comparing the 3 areas
  7. Colonial Ways of life

 

Roman vs. Christian: gods & Holidays

  1. Comparisons of gods
  2. Roman Holidays
  3. Saturnalia (note the relation to Christmas)

Best of History Web Sites