Name of Site URL Subject
The Library of Congress:
American Memory http://memory.loc.gov American History
The Smithsonian Institute http://www.si.edu American History
Colonial Williamsburg http://www.history.org History
The Gilder-Lehrman Institute of
American History http://www.gilderlehrman.org American History
PBS: The American Experience http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/ American History
Google Earth http://earth.google.com Geography
Teaching American History org American History
http://school.discovery.com/lessonpl World History, Social
Discovery School Lesson Plans ans/ Studies
PBS: Empires http://www.pbs.org/empires/ World History
http://www.historychannel.com/class American History,
History Channel Classroom room World History
The National Endowment for http://edsitement.neh.gov/tab_lesso World History, Social
the Humanities: EDSITEment n.asp?subjectArea=3 Studies
Congress Online http://www.congress.gov Civics
Yale University: The Avalon http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/
Project avalon.htm World History, Law
The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com News
National Geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com World History, Cultures
Topic Level Description
Huge selection of
Primary Sources High School movies and prints.
Primary Sources, Use for a tour of the
Museum High School museums.
Great for stories about
Primary Sources, different types of people
Secondary living in the 18th Century,
Sources as well as trades, crafts,
Interactive Tour High School and politics of the era.
Modules and lesson
plans by leading
Lesson Plans High School historians.
Good for numerous
topics and brief
Lesson Plans, descriptions of important
Secondary people, places and
Sources High School events.
Can show students where
Elementary on earth we are learning
School, Middle about in great detail.
School, High Especially in North
Interactive Tour School America and Europe.
Lesson Plans, Large stie with overviews
Secondary of lessons, primary
Sources, Primary sources, etc. Made by
Sources High School and for teachers.
School, Middle A huge selection of
School, High lessons plans for every
Lesson Plans School grade level and subject.
A wonderful interactive
tour of worlds from
Secondary Ancient Greece to
Sources, Napoleon. Great to use in
Interactive Tour High School the class.
Good list of speeches for
Lesson Plans, download and lesson
Primary Sources High School plans.
Lesson Plans, School, Middle
Seoncdary School, High Wonderful lesson plans,
Sources, Links School very in-depth.
Search for legislature and
current events. You can
also look at each House
Current Events, Middle School, Member's and Senator's
Primary Sources High School websites.
Huge list of primary
documents. Some are
very in-depth, use in AP
Primary Sources High School classes.
Great for current events
and interesting articles.
Good for topic
conversation starters and
Current Events, Middle School, for linking the past with
Primary Sources High School the present.
Beautiful pictures and
Elementary on a well designed
School, Middle website.Great for
Current Events, School, High discussing different world
Primary Sources School cultures.