Kids will learn
how Harriet Tubman was not only a leader to slaves but also a Union spy.
WORLD WARS I & II
World War I: 1914
World War II:
Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
Times Past on CD
Integrating US History with Literature in Grades 3-8. Second
Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis. Available on CD for $29.95.
by McGraw-Hill. 2nd Edition, Carol Hurst Consultants, 2004. ISBN
Tired of the same old routine when
teaching about the past in the
Social Studies for Early Childhood and Elementary School Children
for the 21st Century
Report from NCSS Task Force on Early
Childhood/Elementary Social Studies
Literature website (database, free trial)
Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year
See list on side: US History, etc.
Academy Curricular Exchange Social Studies Elementary School
Creating a Timeline in Microsoft Word
Webcrawer social studies lessons for elementary
These are the historical books reviewed on this site. Those marked
"Featured Book" also have activities and other related titles with
- Ackerman, Karen. Araminta's
Paint Box. Illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Picture Book.
Grades1+. Featured Book.
Race. Novel. Grades 5+.
- Bunting, Eve and Greg Shed. Dandelions.
Picture Book. Grades 2+. Featured Book.
- Burch, Robert. Ida
Early Comes Over the Mountain. Novel. Grades 3+. Featured
- Byars, Betsy. Keeper
of the Doves. Novel. Grades 4+. Featured Book.
- Connor, Leslie. Miss Bridie
Chose a Shovel. Illustrated by Mary Azarian. Picture Book.
Grades 1 and up. Featured Book.
- Conrad, Pam. Prairie
Songs. Novel. Grades 5+.
- Erdrich, Louise. The
Birchbark House. Novel. Grades 3+.
- Fleischman, Paul. Bull Run.
Novel. Grades 4+.
- Gerstein, Mordicai. Man
Who Walked Between the Towers, The. Picture Book,
Nonfiction. Grades K+.
- Hurst, Carol Otis. Through
the Lock. Novel. Grades 4+.
- Hurst, Carol Otis. Rocks
in His Head. Picture Book. Grades PreK+.
- Keehn, Sally M. I Am
Regina. Novel. Grades 5+. Featured Book.
- Kimmel, Eric A. Charlie
Drives the Stage. Illustrated by Glen Rounds. Picture
Book. Grades 1+.
- Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie. The
Night the Bells Rang. Novel. Grades 4+. Featured Book.
- Lowry, Lois. Autumn
Street. Novel. Grades 4+.
Novel. Grade 5+. Featured Book.
- Paulsen, Gary. Alida's Song.
Novel. Grades 5 and up.
- Paulsen, Gary. The Foxman.
Novel. Grades 5+. Featured Book.
- Peck, Richard. The
Ghost Belonged to Me. Novel. Grades 3+. Featured Book.
- Peck, Richard. A Long Way from
Chicago. Novel. 1920's-1942, Illinois.
- Polacco, Patricia. Keeping
Quilt, The. Picture Book. Grades K+.
- Polacco, Patricia. Pink
and Say. Picture Book. Grades 3+.
- Reeder, Carolyn. Shades
of Gray. Novel. Grades 4+.
- Sandler, Martin W. Library
of Congress Book of Presidents. Nonfiction. Grades 3+.
- Turner, Ann. Grasshopper
Summer. Novel. Grades 3+. Featured Book.
- Yolen, Jane. Letting
Swift River Go. Picture Book. Nonfiction. Grades PreK+.
Children's Books (Listed Alphabetically by Title):
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please try The
Activities from A to Z Teacher Stuff, Can Teach:
& Picture Book Activities, Random House
Resource Center, S.C.O.R.E
CyberGuides, The Gateway,
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