Teaching Resources
U.S. History

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Internet Resources

California History Social Science Project – Resources
https://chssp.ucdavis.edu/resources/homeschool

Lessons on U.S. History Topics by Constitutional Rights Foundation
http://www.crf-usa.org/bill-of-rights-in-action/bill-of-rights-in-action-archives-united-states-history.html

Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) - Reading Like a Historian: US History Lessons begin p. 7 
https://sheg.stanford.edu/history-lessons?page=6#main-content

 

National History Education Clearinghouse
https://teachinghistory.org/

History Matters - US History Survey Course
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/

Teaching American History Toolkit
https://teachingamericanhistory.org/toolkits/

U.S. History PBS Learning Media for California Educations
https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/subjects/social-studies/us-history/#.X53dgy9h3UI

Religion in American History
http://ca3rsproject.org/3rs/religion-in-american-history/index.php

History Classroom
https://www.history.com/classroom

Smithsonian History Explorer
https://historyexplorer.si.edu/

National Archives - Teacher Resources
http://www.archives.gov/education/

National Archives - Teacher Resources
http://www.archives.gov/education/

Ford's Theater - Teaching Resources
https://www.fords.org/for-teachers/teaching-resources/

 

McCrel Lesson Plan Library - US History
http://www2.mcrel.org/lesson-plans/histor/historylessons.asp#ushistory

 

Labor History Lesson Plan
http://www.labor-studies.org/featured-resources/labor-history-lesson-plans


National Archives Educator Resources
https://www.archives.gov/education

American Experience
https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/amex/

Smithsonian American History Museum - History Explorer
https://historyexplorer.si.edu/


Model Diplomacy
https://www.commonsense.org/education/website/model-diplomacy

8th Grade Website Recommendations - UCI History Project
https://historyproject.uci.edu/8th-grade-website-recommendations/


8th Grade Curriculum Resources & Lessons - UCI History Project
https://historyproject.uci.edu/8thgraderesources/


11th Grade Website Recommendations - UCI History Project
https://historyproject.uci.edu/11th-grade-website-recommendations/
 

11th Grade Curriculum Resources & Lessons - UCI History Project
https://historyproject.uci.edu/11thgraderesources/

Recommended Literature for H-SS by the California Department of Education
http://www3.cde.ca.gov/reclitlist/

Why and How I Teach With Historical Fiction – Scholastic
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/why-and-how-i-teach-historical-fiction/