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.
5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies It can be difficult to keep students interested in the topic of history, but using upbeat and informational videos can be one way to keep students engaged.
Debate for Kids & Tweens (Tips, Outlines, Rubrics & Other Resources)
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.