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A Journey Through Time - A printable unit that includes literature based lesson plans with worksheets about history from the era of the pioneers to the Ice Age source

Anyday In History - Get a listing of historic people and events for any day of the year source

Archaeology Lesson - A simple introduction to the work of archaeologists using ordinary objects found in the classroom source

Cookie Excavation - A paleontology lesson plan in which students conduct an archaelogical dig of a cookie source

Eyewitness History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It - First hand historical accounts of major events on history from the burning of Rome in 64 A.D. to the Vietnam War source

Helping Your Child Learn History - A publication from the U.S. Department of Education. Activity ideas for teaching your child about history as stories and time. Designed for parents, but useful to teachers source

History and Politics Out Loud - A searchable database of speeches of world leaders in realaudio or text transcript format source

History in Song - Printable song lyrics from many eras of American History source

HyperHistory Online - An incredible interactive timeline of world history. Includes events and people from ancient to modern times and maps source

National History Day - Information and resources for implementing the National History Day program in your school. Includes curriculum guides and teaching ideas. Geared to secondary students, but many activities are adaptable source

Old and New - A printable worksheet that guides students in comparing old and new versions of similar objects source

Power - Students learn about the concept of power by analyzing situational examples source

Puppets Teach History - Ideas for using puppetry to add life to your history lessons source

The Food Timeline - A clickable timeline of food history of many cultures from 10,000 BC to present. Click on resorces for more information and lesson plans source

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: History - Click on the Alphabetical list of history resources for an extensive list of WWW links. source

This Day In History - Read brief descriptions of many historical events that occurred on todays date (or any other date) at this site from The History Channel source

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