Resources for lesson plans, activity suggestions, and general classroom help related to social studies for kids are all available here.
Lesson Plans and Educational Activities
About.com’s Geography Guide provides a list of links for educational sites and resources related to geography.
Social Studies – Ancient Civilizations
Lesson plans and online resources related to ancient civilizations are supplied by the About.com Guide for K-6 Educators.
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Lesson plans are arranged by subject and grade range.
Ancient Egypt – Lesson Plans for Teachers
Using Ancient Egypt as the theme these lesson plans include art, language arts, math and science, mummies and social studies.
Academy Curricular Exchange – Social Studies (K-5)
Simple lesson plans giving different perspectives on the US Social Studies curriculum, submitted by teachers. They are especially good for the younger age group.
A limited number of printable resources are available for the UK National curriculum. General geography and some history topics are covered.
Geography Education: Grades K-4
Lesson plans and resources for teaching geography are available to teachers of k-4.
Geography Education: Grades 5-8
Delve into these lesson plans and resources for teaching geography to grades 5-8
Current Lesson Plans Index – SSEC
New lesson plans are added each month to this site, which has lesson plans according to grade level.