MIDDLE SCHOOL resources
Learner.org This is billed as a site for American history, but has information to offer in geography and world history as well.
Mapsofwar.com The name is somewhat deceptive. In reality, the site has a limited number of maps, but is a good jumping off point for a discussion of geography, religion, or war.
CNN Student News Daily news updates under ten minutes in length with Carl Azuz.
National History Day National History Day in Missouri empowers students statewide, and the program is a great way to involve them in actively studying history. To learn more, check out the Educator Flyer. NHD teachers also have the chance to be considered for awards and opportunities at the state and national level - from Educator of the Year awards to institutes in Normandy and China, the NHD possibilities are endless!
Institute for Curriculum Services National Resource Center for Professional Development and Curricular
Resources on Jews, Judaism, and Israel.
China and Overpopulation
This is both a great lesson for researching China, as well as developing an essay using a graphic organizer. The main lesson is here. In this location is the graphic organizer for the argumentative essay. And here you will find the link for a grading rubric for the argumentative essays.