This is a list of 100 social studies apps/websites/resources for kids. If one of them pertains to a specific unit/lesson you can have the students play/explore the content. You could also have them play these social studies games in their free time.
Teaching students to debate is not just for debate teachers! Attention all 4th-8th grade ELA, social studies, and speech communication teachers! Debate for KIDS & TWEENS is a great way to improve your student's argumentation, organization, writing, research, interpersonal and group communication skills.
Kid President can be a fun video to show students to help them understand MLK from someone who is like them - a kid! It can also be used as a hook to an activity that has students making their own video as a president, discussing MLK's importance.
This is an example of a State brochure. Students choose a state and create a brochure advocating for their state. This incorporates Social Studies and Literacy. Students learn about states and practice persuasive writing skills.
This is an activity packet that teachers can use when students are learning about early explorers. This is a great resource to use in the classroom because it gives teachers ideas of what activities to use!