Middle school lesson plans, activities and resources on world cultures, religions and civilizations.
This resource for high school teachers includes a concise alternative textbook, instructional materials and activities. Teachers collaborate in developing effective educational tools.
Units that include art, creative writing and economic analysis, as well as a series of quizzes on ancient cultures.
A collection of lesson plans and teaching resources covering a variety of topics and time periods including the Renaissance, the Civil War, Women's Suffrage, and the Korean War.
Lesson plans, classroom activities and resources for the history of Native Americans, the colonial period and Revolutionary War, and Civil War.
Historical articles as if they were happening today. Includes related worksheets, links, and books.
How to plan history adventures and themed treasure hunts to bring history alive.
Truman's decision reviewed by students includes primary source documents, decision charts and slide show. Problem solving activity to help students decide on possible alternatives.
Classroom activities from the Ken Burns' documentary site.
A virtual journey on the Underground Railroad for students in grades 4 - 10. Using realtime data on the Web, students keep journals where they respond to problems that they encounter along the way. Students also have an opportunity to participate in contemporary ethical discussions on topics related to slavery.