Who needs textbooks when you have a computer and high speed
Internet! Check out just a sample of FREE resources on the
Internet for teaching history:
History Reference Resources:
Wide Web Virtual Library of History.
to History, from Ancient World to present
day through the eyes of those who lived it.
Civilizations Timeline, 3500 BC to 500 BC.
Civilizations Timeline with pictures, 500,000 BC
to 4 BC.
Timeline, 1000 A.D. to present.
Timeline, from Pre-History to 2000 AD.
Resource Center - a list of links related to the
Middle Ages includes weapons, art, castles, clothing,
costumes, famous knights, famous kings, food, lifestyle,
music, penal code, religion and more. Note: This is a
Biographies of Historical Persons:
Need a picture of the person you are studying? Try Utopia's
Portrait Gallery. These images are in public domain.
sources on the Web. What
is a primary source? Where can I find them?
If you need a map, try one of these resources:
Maps from Perry-Castaneda Library.
Machine from National Geographic.
Atlas - 50 printable maps of the US. You choose what
you want on your map!
Lesson Plans and Teaching Ideas:
Ideas for History.
with Historical Places, Lesson Plan Index.
Report Notebook Ideas.
Projects for History.
Early America Videos - Watch online if you have Flash
and high speed access. Videos cover the major characters
from Early America.
Free Unit studies for History:
Cindy Downes' Free
Unit Study page.
How about a recipe?
Timeline - recipes related to a time period.
Need a coloring page for your younger children?
History coloring pages.
For the crafty ones, here are some history craft resources:
for Kids, things to do and make from all over the
- Middle Ages.
Crafts for Kids.
Crafts. A variety of crafts from countries around the
variety of crafts
from countries around the world.
the Auditory Learner - Music & History:
Songs in American History.
4 Teachers - Social Studies.
Forms from Cindy Downes.
track of your history studies on The
forget the free quizzes:
Early American Heritage.
Who and What's What? Current Events Quiz.