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Our social studies printables, lessons, and quizzes will enhance your curriculum in all areas of study. Use these literature guides, maps, and technology resources to teach students about geography, government, diversity, families, and religion. You'll find biographies of famous mathematicians, scientists, athletes, civil rights leaders, and more!

Our holiday-themed activities will help students will enjoy celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Martin Luther King Day, and more, with educational games, crossword puzzles, art projects, and music activities.

Educational Videos

George Washington – Videos & Activities
Abraham Lincoln – Videos & Activities
Halloween Videos & Activities
Chinese New Year – Videos & Activities
Declaration of Independence – Videos & Activities
Day of the Dead Videos & Activities
Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
More Videos

Worksheets & Activities (K-2)

U.S. Map with State Capitals
Find the Continents and Oceans
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
More Social Studies Printables

Worksheets & Activities (3-5)

U.S. Map with State Capitals
Poptropica Mystery of the Map Teaching Guide
The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments
Queen Elizabeth II Quiz
United States Map (Outline)
More Social Studies Printables

Worksheets & Activities (6-8)

U.S. Map with State Capitals
Poptropica Mystery of the Map Teaching Guide
The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments
United States Map (Outline)
State Word Search
More Social Studies Printables

Worksheets & Activities (9-12)

U.S. Map with State Capitals
The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
More Social Studies Printables

Lesson Plans (K-5)

Conflict Resolution Activities
Many Ways to Resolve Conflict
PowerPoint Postcards Presentation
Latitude and Longitude
Self-Portrait
More Popular Social Studies Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans (6-12)

Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
The Presidential Election Process
Traditional Circle Game from Puerto Rico
Election Vocabulary Bingo
What Is Child Labor?
More Popular Social Studies Lesson Plans

Galleries

Top 10 Friendship Printables
Leaders in U.S. Women's Suffrage Movement
Top 10 Passover Activities
WWII Printables Slideshow
World Maps Gallery
More Social Studies Slideshows

Games & Puzzles (K-5)

State Word Search
State Capital Word Search
Three Branches, One Government
Same Name Word Puzzle
Getting to Know You Bingo
More Social Studies Games & Puzzles

Games & Puzzles (6-8)

State Word Search
State Capital Word Search
Three Branches, One Government
Same Name Word Puzzle
Getting to Know You Bingo
More Social Studies Games & Puzzles

Bulletin Boards

Top 10 Social Studies Bulletin Boards
Friends Are Fun! Bulletin Board
People Who Keep Us Safe Bulletin Board
Career Bulletin Board
United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
More Social Studies Bulletin Boards

Educational Technology Resources

Parts of an Email Message
History of Communication
Wonders of the World Questions
Family Tree PowerPoint Presentation
Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights
More Technology Resources for Social Studies

Art Connections

Make Your Own Totem Pole
My Family and Me!
Choose an Occupation
Tissue Flower Craft
Tipi Pattern
More Art Activities

Music Connections

Introduction to Mariachi Music
The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Chinese Music
"The Star Spangled Banner" Reading Warm-Up
Native American Music: Call-and-Response
More Music Activities

Mathematics Connections

Weather Graph
Our Growing Planet
The Middle Ages: Medieval Towns Activity Packet
Coordinate Grids (Gr. 3)
Career Survey
More Math Resources

Science Connections

World Map (Black and White)
Animal Farm Literature Guide
Tissue Flower Craft
List of Inventions and Discoveries
Our Growing Planet
More Science Activities

Literature Connections

Poptropica Mystery of the Map Teaching Guide
Life Is Sweet: The Story of Milton Hershey
African Folk Tales: Background Information
World War II Student Project
The House on Mango Street
More Literature Resources

Language Arts Connections

Lesson Planning Center
Life Is Sweet: The Story of Milton Hershey
My Friend Writing Printable
The Middle Ages: The Feudal System Activity Packet
Nelson Mandela Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
More Language Arts Activities

Physical Education Connections

Winter Olympics 2014: Sochi Preview
Several New Sports Debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Russia's Anti-Gay Bill Ignites International Protests
Sochi: the Host City of the 2014 Winter Olympics
Security a Big Concern in Sochi
More Physical Education Activities

Health & Nutrition Connections

Ryan White, My Own Story
We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
Chew on This Teacher's Guide
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
The Life of Milton Hershey
More Health & Nutrition Activities

Religion

The Story of Hanukkah – Videos & Activities
Paper Seder Plate
Passover, the Jewish Festival of Freedom
Passover Seder Word Scramble
Nectar in a Sieve
More Religion Resources

Middle Ages

Creative Writing with Photo Inspiration
The Middle Ages: Knights and Knighthood Activity Packet
Medieval Period Quiz
King Lear
The Middle Ages: Life on a Manor Activity Packet
More Middle Ages – Teacher Resources

World History

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Veterans Day Videos & Activities
World War II Student Project
The Holocaust
World War II Printable Book (5-12)
More World History

Geography

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
Africa Mapping Activity
Map Library
More Geography Teacher Resources

States Resources

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
State Word Search
Map of Southeast United States
State Capital Word Search
More States – Teacher Resources

Government Resources

U.S. Map with State Capitals
The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments
Three Branches, One Government
Mock Election Ideas for the Classroom
Colonial Times – Everyday Things
More U.S. Government Resources for Teachers

U.S. Constitution

The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments
Colonial Times – Everyday Things
All About the Boston Tea Party
The Bill of Rights
The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities
"The Great Compromise" & The Constitutional Convention
More U.S. Constitution Resources for Teachers

Elections: Classroom & U.S. Government

U.S. Map with State Capitals
Election Vocabulary Bingo
Voting!
Informal Debates
Election Teaching Resources
More Elections – Teacher Resources

Immigration

The House on Mango Street
Citizenship Test
An Immigrant's Story
Ellis Island
Immigrants' Experiences Worksheet
More Immigration Teacher Resources

Civil Rights

The Civil Rights Movement
Martin Luther King Jr, Civil Rights Leader
Rosa Parks Coloring Page
Martin Luther King Jr Coloring Page
Pictorial Timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King's Life
More Popular Civil Rights Resources

Families

All About My Family
My Family Tree
My Family and Me!
My Family
A Family Tree
More Families - Teacher Resources

Jobs & Careers

Suggested Author Interview Questions
Choose an Occupation
Community Helpers: Matching
School Jobs Crossword Puzzle
Be a Journalist!
More Jobs & Careers Teacher Resources

Biographies

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Life Is Sweet: The Story of Milton Hershey
Nelson Mandela Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
More Biography Activities

Explorers

Christopher Columbus Facts
All About Early Explorers
The Tempest
Chart Columbus's Voyages
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: Sacagawea Biography
More Explorers – Teacher Resources

Heroes Theme

We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
An Autobiographical Poem
The Miracle Worker
The Miracle Worker: Synopsis, Ideas, and Writing Connections
Firefighter's Hat
More Heroes – Resources for Teachers

Colonial America

Colonial Times – Everyday Things
Indentured Servants' Experiences 1600-1700
All About the Boston Tea Party
The Original Thirteen States Crossword
Learn About Paul Revere
More Pilgrims – Teacher Resources

Diversity

Same Name Word Puzzle
Self-Portrait
Seeing the Same Event Through Different Eyes
A Holiday from Another Culture
Celebrations Around the World
More Diversity Resources for Teachers

Black History

African Folk Tales: Background Information
Indentured Servants' Experiences 1600-1700
Maniac Magee Literature Guide
Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
Hero/Heroine Writing Activity
More Black History Month – Teacher Resources

Asian-American History

A Step from Heaven
Asian-American History Quiz
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz
All About Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year Picture
More Asian-Pacific-American History Teacher Resources

Hispanic Heritage

Spanish and Latino Influence on Music and Dance
Making a Piñata
Puerto Rican Discovery Day
Latin American Instruments
Reading Warm-Up for Gr. 1 & 2: Christmas Tamales
More Hispanic Heritage Resources for Teachers

Native American & American Indian Heritage

Make Your Own Totem Pole
Tipi Pattern
Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities
Native American Picture Writing
The Trail of Tears
More American Indians & Native Americans - Teacher Resources

Women's History

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Leaders in U.S. Women's Suffrage Movement
Queen Elizabeth II Quiz
Hero/Heroine Writing Activity
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
More Women's History – Teacher Resources

World War I

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Battles of World War I
Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
Fourteen Points Writing Exercise
More World War I Teacher Resources

World War II

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Veterans Day Videos & Activities
World War II Student Project
The Holocaust
World War II Printable Book (5-12)
More World War II Teacher Resources

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Highlights

Summer
Summer is almost over! Whether you still have several weeks until the first day of school, or just a couple, you can still focus on engaging students' minds while they're on vacation. Try our summer reading suggestions, math and science worksheets, and cross-curricular resource packets to prepare kids for what the next school year will bring!

August Calendar of Events
August is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Ice Cream Sandwich Day (8/2), Pres. Obama's Birthday (8/4/1961), 2016 Summer Olympics (8/5-8/21), Friendship Day (8/7), International Art Appreciation Day (8/9), Activist Lucy Stone's Birthday (8/13/1818), Aviation Day (8/19), Tooth Fairy Day (8/22), Women's Equality Day (8/26). Plus, celebrate Back to School Month, Family Fun Month, Kids' Vision and Learning Month, Get Ready for Kindergarten Month all August long!

Videos
Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, the American Revolution, and the environment. Enjoy!

Coding & Computer Science
Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! Our Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Kids, Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Teens, and Hour of Code resources make a great introduction to the computer science skills all students will benefit from.