Here is a great site- the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States . Created by the University of Richmond, you can view a variety of maps (some of which are animated). Here are the sections divisions: The Natural Environment Cartography, 1492-1867 Indians, 1567-1930 Explorations in the West and Southwest, 1535-1852 Lands, 1603-1930 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Social Studies'
January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
December 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
When I was teaching fifth grade, Labs in a Box were an easy way to save related information. If you need historical images (although slightly limited in scope), check out Digital Docs in a Box. Samples range from American Westward Expansion to Presidential Inaugurations. (From TeachersFirst- click here for the complete post)
December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
Here is a video clip (as well as background information and discussion questions) about John Smith and Pocahontas. Did she really save him? What was the Native American tradition about adoption?
December 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
Liberty’s Kids While I used this series when I taught fifth grade- I had forgotten about this entertaining cartoon that spans the American Revolution (you will recognize some of the famous voices). But today I read a Discovery Education post- did you know that all 40 episodes of Liberty’s Kids are available to you in […]