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  • Family Friendly Education Websites Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Pathlight's collection of quality educational websites, organized in 30+ subject lists.

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    A Family Apart - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. When their mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860.

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    A Star Gives Light Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A Star Gives Light: Seventh-day Adventist African American Heritage is the first resource of its kind designed to introduce K-12 schools to the very important role played by Blacks in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Realizing the magnitude...

  • America's Story from America's Library Grade 4-Grade 12
    Discover the stories of the United States of America's past with quality interactive online learning organized in 5 sections: Meet Amazing Americans, Jump Back in Time, Explore the States, Join America at Play, and See, Hear, and Sing. Multimedia, amazing...

  • American Flag Grade 2-Lifelong
    From this site, find information about the American flag, including how it was created; writings and songs associated with the flag; and pictures of many flags.

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    American History Alive! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue suggests ideas for bringing American history to life. History classes should create memories, include both content and skills, help students discover unique perspectives on Adventism,...

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    American Patriots Grade 5-Grade 8
    "American Patriots presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American History. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

  • Ben's Guide to U.S. Government - For Kids Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This site provides a wealth of US history information categorized by grade and includes fact sheets, games, maps, overviews of government functions and election processes, easy-to-read explanations of important government documents and extensive links to further...

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    Celebremos Noviembre - Let's Celebrate November Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Special holidays celebrated in November are Thanksgiving and Veterans Day. A history of Thanksgiving, as well as Thanksgiving activities, crafts, games, recipes, songs, poems, and bulletin board ideas are included. Veterans Day background information and activities,...

  • EDSITEment Grade 1-Grade 12
    A collection of online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. Links to humanities websites and lesson plans. A starting point for exploring the humanities in all its diversity on the Internet.

  • Follow the Drinking Gourd Grade 1-Grade 6
    It sounded like a simple folk song sung by slaves, but it was really a map to freedom, for hidden in the lyrics were directions to the escape route known as the Underground Railroad. In glowing paintings that evoke the American folk tradition and a simple...

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    Forts, Legends, and Prophecy Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This is a cross-curricular integrated unit designed to be taught to juniors at the beginning of the school year (primarily because of the major field trip that takes place 2/3 of the way through the unit). Covering a time span of about 100 years and...

  • Get Fit and Learn Geography with PE Central's LOG IT Program Grade 3-Grade 8
    "LOG IT is a FREE pedometer step and mile recording program for kids 3rd grade and up. Students can virtually walk around the USA with their classmates, log up to 6 days back, enter up to 25,000 (12.5 miles) steps a day and enjoy additional site features."...

  • Grolier Online Grade 2-Lifelong
    Grolier Online is the most authoritative, age-appropriate research and learning resource on the Web today. With two learning environments, eight curriculum-aligned databases and over 500,000 links to academically-relevant articles, Web sites and periodicals,...

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    Helping Students Appreciate the Contributions of Minorities Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article gives special attention to ways to integrate black history into the social-studies curriculum. Recommendations given will facilitate an ongoing study of black history and heritage. Suggestions are divided into primary, intermediate, and upper...

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    Holiday Materials - May Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Holidays and special events in the month of May include Teacher Appreciation Week, Mother's Day, and Memorial Day. The background information, stories, activities, and jokes included are:
    Teacher Appreciation Week: The New Survivor Show
    Lighten...

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    Holiday Materials - October - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A calendar of special events in October; Columbus Day history worksheet; and a word bank matching activity. The days of the week in the given calendar will next line up in 2018.

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    Holiday Materials - Thanksgiving - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Included are: The Real Story of Thanksgiving; Thanksgiving Projects - quilt, centerpiece, hand turkey card, pine cone turkey, wreath, and M & M turkey; and Thanksgiving Internet sites.

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    Innovative Americans Grade 3-Grade 8
    "They were not citizens; they were slaves. They were not supposed to be knowledgeable; yet they were creative. Who were they? African American Innovators! This unit will explore the contributions these unique men and women have made to improve the lives of people in their time and in today's society."

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    JAE Editorial: 'Being There' Brings Teaching Alive Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Beverly Rumble's editorial discusses the importance of on location study tours, both for the teacher and for the student. She shares her experience of taking part in a work bee at the William Miller property in New York and how visits to nearby areas made...

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    Lesson on the Civil War Grade 1-Grade 8
    This unit is intended to combine computer skills, language, and social subjects. Students are given a character role in which they analyze what it was like during the Civil War. They defend their views of what is taking place, journal and share projects. Extra...

  • Mission US - A Revolutionary Way to Learn USA History Grade 5-Grade 8
    "Mission US is an interactive adventure game designed to improve the understanding of American history by students in grades 5 through 8.

    The first game in a planned series, Mission 1: For Crown or Colony? explores the reasons for Revolution...

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    This curriculum guide was designed for teachers of Grades 9-12 Social Studies courses. It includes rationale, goals, skills list, and a scope and sequence for each major subtopic: US Government, US History, World History, World Geography, Economics, Multicultural...

  • National History Day Grade 6-Grade 12
    National History Day is an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events. This yearlong educational program fosters academic achievement and intellectual growth. In addition to acquiring useful historical knowledge...

  • Negro Spirituals Grade 5-Lifelong
    This website features the history of negro spirituals, the singers, the songs themselves, and composers such as Charles A. Tindley, Harry Burleigh, Robert Nathaniel Dett, John Rosamond Johnson, Edward Boatner, Thomas A. Dorsey (not the Tommy Dorsey from the...

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    Once Upon a Moment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary Journal of Adventist Education shares a teacher's classroom demonstration of how the Millerites must have felt on October 21, 1844. Slightly updated from the original article published in the Journal in 1985.

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    Our Nation - Past and Present Grade 1-Grade 3
    "The purpose of this unit is to provide materials that will assist teachers of grades 1-3 in teaching a patriotic unit emphasizing various aspects of the United States of America. This unit is prepared for use in conjunction with the curriculum for the...

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    Putting Imagination Into Education - The Tools of Interactive Learning Grade 3-Grade 12
    While satellite communication, video feeds, and the World Wide Web cannot take the place of the teacher, these advancements in technology, when used effectively, inspire students and cultivate their imaginations, bringing subject material to life. Hadley provides...

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    Revolutionary War Unit Lesson Plans Grade 3-Grade 8
    This Revolutionary War unit includes activities and links to useful websites.

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    Share - Teacher Bulletin Volume 5 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How well do your students follow directions? Looking for inspirational quotes? Explore this section for these items, as well as stories, poems, advice, and humorous items to share with your students and friends.
    God's Master Plan
    Why God Created...

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    Slave Narratives and Spirituals Unit Grade 10-Grade 12
    "Slave Narratives and Spirituals: A brief exploration of two methods of communication by African slaves in the mid-1800s is an interdisciplinary unit for the 11th and 12th grade that incorporates elements from American...

  • Songs Sung Red, White & Blue Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The stories behind America's best-loved patriotic songs. It's hard to imagine a single American who hasn't been touched deeply at one time or another by the songs in this book. From the soaring chorus of 'God Bless America' to the quiet poetry of 'America...

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    Teaching History Truthfully Grade 9-Lifelong
    Gary Land addresses the problem of misinformation and factual error in today's history textbooks. This occurrence often results in neglect of entire perspectives in history and a distortion of past events in an effort to depict certain nations favorably. In...

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    Technology - Teacher Bulletin Volume 5 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Technology is becoming more and more an integral teaching tool in the classroom. This section is full of annotated links for all subject areas, techy articles, webquests, and ideas for making technology work in your classroom.

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    The Civil War - America at Its Worst (1861-1865) Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Civil War presents an interdisciplinary unit reviewing the life, times and actions of the Civil War. Activities are designed for small group use as well as individual projects. It has been designed primarily for the middle and upper elementary grades. A...

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    The Dirty Thirties Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit is about the 1930's and the Great Depression. It was designed for grades 7-10 and is to be used in conjunction with United States History. The lessons are designed for 40 minute class periods, 4 days a week. Resources and website links are...

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    The Discovery of America - An Interdisciplinary Unit 1490-1585 Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Discovery of America presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American explorers. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    The Great Disappointment and the Hope of the Advent Yet to Come Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE gives historical background to the Millerite movement and shows aspects of our message through which we can reassure and give hope to our students. In addition to a brief sketch of Adventism's historical and escathalogical...

  • The History Net - Where History Lives on the Web Grade 5-Lifelong
    History Net has a "Daily Quiz" and "Today in History" in addition to a plethora of history sites. Includes weekly features and a forum in which you can talk with others about books, travel, Civil War and other topics.

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    The Life and Times of Sojourner Truth - An Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    "This unit will provide a historical perspective of the plight of slaves, through the life of Sojourner Truth. Students will develop a clearer understanding of the importance of forgiveness. In spite of the inequality that we may face in life, God expects...

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    The Notgrass Company Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Notgrass Company is a family business that produces original home school curriculum and resources. All of the home school curriculum has a Biblical foundation. Resources such as projects, puzzles, activity collections, lesson plans, and curriculum guides...

  • The Oregon Trail Website Grade 2-Lifelong
    The Oregon Trail transports students to the 1850s, where as pioneers they must outfit their wagons for the journey west from Independence, Missouri. If students make the right decisions, they reach their destination. During the journey, students learn about...

  • The Phoenix Learning Group Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An educational multimedia producer and distributor committed to providing schools, libraries, and educators of all types with easy-to-use DVD/VHS and multimedia teaching resources.

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    Traveling the Oregon Trail - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit takes the students on a journey along the Oregon Trail. Includes daily activities and Internet resources.

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    Understanding Columbus and His Legacy Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyages, much is still to be learned about this fascinating historical figure. This article explores three facets of Columbus' personality: Columbus, the brilliant seaman and explorer; Columbus, the ambitious and exploitative...

  • Westward Ho! Grade 1-Grade 12
    Load those wagons.... kiss the kin goodbye... get ready for adventure, drama, comedy, tragedy, and fantastic learning as we hit the Oregon Trail and head out west! This simulated journey allows classes to travel the Oregon Trail as part of the Westward HO!...

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    Why Teach Social Studies? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In analyzing social studies teaching, educators must ask what values they want to convey to students and whether the current curriculum meets these goals. The curriculum and guidelines for the K-8 social studies curriculum from the Organization of American...