Social Studies/History|1&CurrPage=scholasticNews.jsp&TopicValue=Scholastic%20News Scholastic's News Zone Time line of food from 17,000 BC to present, complete with recipes, menus, and gastronomic personalities throughout history. Digital History:...a wonderful interactive U. S. history textbook including well-arranged links to primary sources, an "Ask a Historian" section, classroom handouts, audiovisual archives, and much, much more is a guide to online U.S. and international news resourcesl.  The free tool provides easy access to the latest lheadlines and a wide selection of newspaper sections, magazines, television and radio programs and online news sources, organized by topic or region. wonderful site - full of resources for the social studies teacher and students also interactive linksactive Multiculturalpedia: A Dictionary for Learning Different Cultures the Fun Way - a great site History Net - This site is an excellent resource for anyone interested in history. This is a good starting point for any project dealing with history. Geared for older students/adults The University of Aberdeen's Internet Resources for History Teachers site has loads of link General internet resources for historians This site offers a panoramic virtual visit to the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles where world leaders met to sign the Peace Treaty ending WW1. This is a neat site for upper elementary students. Once a month an article is displayed. After students read the article they can take an online 10 question History Central - brings history alive. A key component of is the timeline of major world history events beginning in 10,000 BC and ending with 1999." Black History - Visitors are invited to publish a story or article on black history, download coloring pages, do a word search activity, or just peruse the many stories and research articles on famous black people from around the world." active

Middle Ages FEUDAL LIFE--WHAT WAS IT LIKE TO REALLY LIVE IN THE MIDDLE AGES? This online museum provides an excellent resource for research papers or background info for a unit on the middle ages; another excellent online exhibit from Annenberg. BUILD A MEDIEVAL CASTLE: If any of your students intend to do a research paper on medieval castles or even on daily life in the Middle Ages, then they will not want to miss these print and assemble pages LIFE IN A MEDIEVAL CASTLE: Use these excellent pages on daily life and functions of different parts of the medieval castle to accompany your own build and assemble castle project, above.

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