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Curricula: Social Studies

The Social Studies area presents relevant links and documents pertaining to social studies vocabulary and resources.

The vocabulary lists located for each of these curricular areas were compiled to assist teachers, students and parents with the identification of fundamental terms relating to the Sunshine State Standards. Resources are subject area and grade-level area specific. Instructional strategies are also included for further assistance. 

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 Curricula: Social Studies Documents

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Grades 3 - 5: Vocabulary List-
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Grades 3 - 5: Vocabulary List-
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Grades 6 – 8: Vocabulary List
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Grades 6 – 8: Vocabulary List
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World History Grades 9 -10: Vocabulary List
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World History Grades 9 -10: Vocabulary List
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World Geography Grades 9 -10: Vocabulary List-
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Government Grades 9 -12: Vocabulary List
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Economics Grades 9 -12: Vocabulary List-
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Economics Grades 9 -12: Vocabulary List-

 Social Studies Resources

Expand/Collapse Social Studies : General ‎(9)
Social Studies General
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A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America.
 
Social Studies General
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This Web site contains thousands of educational resources for use in your classroom with social studies resources for students and teachers.

Social Studies General
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This Web site has pictures and stories of dolls, puppets, and small figures from many countries. They are made from straw, banana leaves, shells, wood, etc. Students and teachers can use the pictures in school projects. Every doll has a story about the culture in his or her country.
 
Social Studies General
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An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature.

Social Studies General
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A collection of oral histories from the Vietnam War.
 
Social Studies General
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This site offers primary sources and tools for using them in the classroom. Watch an anthropologist examine skeletons for clues to daily life in Jamestown. Find lessons on the Boston Massacre, Stamp Act, patriot women, Pocahontas, and money. Use questions -- built around primary documents -- to explore the clashing views of revolutionary colonists and loyalist colonists. Examine the political, religious, economic, and social reasons for the Revolution.

Social Studies General
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Representing part of the "MyFlorida.com" is the Cultural, Historical and Information Programs. This site provides resources to Florida's history, culture, settlement, symbols and government.
 
Social Studies General
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The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum was created for those affected by the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The Memorial and Museum are dedicated to educating visitors about the impact of violence and informing about events surrounding the bombing.

Social Studies General
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Harvest of History explores the Village to find out where food comes from, how and where it grows, and compares life in 1845 with our modern world.  Utilize the Village Videomaker to produce your own movie!
 

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Social Studies Maps
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This collection includes maps from post-war years -- maps with information about railroads, minerals and mining, geology and history (mostly of Virginia and West Virginia).
 
Social Studies Maps
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This link contains maps showing troop positions beginning on June 6, 1944, to July 26, 1945. Starting with the D-Day Invasion, the maps give daily details on the military campaigns in Western Europe, showing the progress of the Allied Forces as they push towards Germany. Some of these 416 maps and 115 reports were used by U.S. commanders.

Social Studies Maps
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The University of Texas Libraries provides the PCL Map Collection featuring United States Maps that include historical, topographic, state, and city as well as links to other map collections.
 
Social Studies Maps
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Google Earth is a free download that enables the user to view the world's geographic information through satellite imagery.

Social Studies Maps
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This pdf extension assists with integrating Google Earth in the classroom.  Instructional ideas K-12 are featured on this two page document including additional resource links that provide endless possibilities.