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Social Studies Resources

Standards

NAD Curriculum Guide for K-8

NAD SoS.M.A.R.T. (Social Studies Management and Resource Tool)

NPUC Key Learnings, Textbook Lists, etc.

National Council for the Social Studies

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Washington State OSPI - Social Studies   

Lesson Plan Template

Internet Resources*

American Journeys - Eyewitness account of early American exploration

A Book in Time - books and crafts for teaching history

Children's Book Council - Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People

Circle.Adventist.org - SDA curriculum and resource links

Classroom Aid - Resources for teaching social studies

Colonial House - PBS site about living in America in 1628

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive

Education World: Social Science Center - searches and reviews websites

Ereferencedesk.com

     Washington State timeline

     Oregon State timeline

Fort Vancouver

Free test prep for WEST-B and NES

Frenchtown Historic Site

GoNorthwest Pacific Northwest History Web

HistoryLink.org - The Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

Historic Newspapers in Washington

iCivics - games to learn about government.  After using the site's games for six weeks, the Crittenden Middle School in Newport News, Virginia had a pass rate on the state-mandated civics test of 96%, compared with 5% the previous year.

Idaho History

Leaving Independence - David Vixie, WWU graduate, takes his class on a 120 mile wagon train simulation field trip.

Oregon Historical Society

PBS-The West - Profiles men and women of the West

Smithsonian Learning Lab - access images, recording, and texts from the Smithsonian museums.

Teacher Bulletin - "The Teacher Bulletin is created by teachers, for teachers. It is our mission to present classroom teachers with creative and resourceful ideas integrating Christian principles with cutting-edge technology, contemporary theories and trends."

TIME for Kids - news magazine for kids

Washington State Historical Society

Whitman Mission National Historic Site

*Links to other sites do not necessarily constitute endorsement of the organizations.

Interlibrary Loan

Research Central - Instructions for finding and borrowing items from other libraries.

Curriculum Library Resources

Bibliographies:

     ABC Social Studies Books

     Brazil

     China/Chinese

     Civil Rights Movement

     Economics

     Great Depression

     Malaysia

     Pacific Northwest

     Sustainability

     Taiwan

     Underground Railroad

     Washington History

     World War II

 Professional literature 372.83

       Interact Simulations IM/PL 372.83 In8

Textbooks 372.83, 372.89, and 900's for social studies, geography and history.  

        372.87 for music of different cultures or themes.

        372.83 M178   McGraw-Hill Networks (SDA recommended series)

Magazines

       Cobblestone, National Geographic Kids, Saudi Aramco World, Time for Kids

Reference -  especially the Bibliographies books

Children's literature

300's social issues

400's foreign languages

600's ethnic cookbooks

700's music

812 history reader's theater

900's history and geography

B's biographies of historical figures

File folder games

Map file

Puppet scripts

Room 306 small kits in 372.83, curriculum guides. and die cutter and dies, publishing station.

Room 308 big kits

Room 310 posters, cardboard "puppets", over-sized textbooks 

Room 312 picture file, globes

 

 

Last update on April 13, 2018