1) C3 Frameworks2) Picturing America
Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards. National Council for the Social Studies
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3) Awesome Stories"Young people easily can get mired in the flotsam and jetsam of the Internet. At Awesome Stories, educators and students discover new nonfiction worlds at a safe, accurate website. The stories will lead students on a quest for answers. Teachers will appreciate the lesson plans and activities. The site is aligned with Common Core State Standards. Simply put, Awesome Stories is an Internet gem."Research and investigative learning experiences that provide teachers with the necessary information, resources, and procedures to teach a full range of historical thinking skills by taking students through a process that is methodologically similar to that employed by historians.fItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.Endless, free recordings of American historic radio showsCollections of Primary Sources connected to CCSSVideo rich history resourceFull of information and RESOURCESLesson plans and activities tied directly to MA Curriculum FrameworksLesson plans and videos of Social Studies in action