Go Social Studies Go!
Social studies interactive lessons, games, videos, photos, and sound and music clips.

The Great Idea Finder
 It showcases the history of remarkable inventions, inventors, and great ideas throughout time.

Colonial Willamsburg
This site is a great way to introduce the history of colonial America and enhance any study of it.


Scholastic News
A great resource for current events

Time Magazine for Kids
Great resource for adding Current Events to your weekly curriculum. Features quizzes and reading levels.


Geography Maps and Games
Can you find Iraq? What is the Make history come alive with maps, games, and countries. Use this site to brush up on US capitals or travel to other continents for in-depth maps and games.

50 States
Researching one of the 50 states of the United States? This website provides a link to thousands of websites about the USA. Just visit the site and click on any state to be taken to a listing of sites about that state.

Create a Timeline to Enhance your History Instruction
Timelines help the student make a visual connection between events and serves as an at-a-glance reference tool. Record information such as:

  • birth and dearth dates of famous men and women
  • advances made in science
  • beginnings and ending of civilizations
  • discoveries
  • literature
  • religions
  • wars

Click on the period of your history study for step-by-step instructions:
California History
Early US History
Ancient Civilizations
Middle Ages
US History