Social Studies

Foldables

The purpose of this wiki is to provide a place for K-12 educators to learn more about the Foldables that can be used across the curriculum and to share success stories and creative ideas about how to use them in the classroom.

Library Spot- Searchable Image Collection

A free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.

Map Puzzles

Tutorials on capitals, states, and landscapes. Interactive and fun.

McLennan County Library - Kids Collection

A link to our local library.

Museum Box

This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.

Social Studies Central

Social Studies Central is intended to provide resources with a focus on the Social Studies, to support teachers as they improve their instruction and to help educators engage kids in learning. You will find lesson plans, new web sites, links to standards and assessment advice, technology integration resources and information about workshops and staff development.

Texas Government Scavenger Hunt

This website targets grades four and up but, of course, people of all ages can have fun learning about the great state of Texas!

Texas Today online

The official portal of the State of Texas. Includes resources for all things Texas and contains links for fun activities for kids and their parents