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A Very Royal Family - A printable worksheet about leisure time under Queen Victorias rule source

Caring Mary - A printable worksheet about a nurse who served during the Crimean War source

Children of War - Students read excerpts from Zlatas Diary, World War II Diaries, and diaries of children of Northern Ireland to understand the effects of war source

Exploring the Titanic - A web-based lesson in which students research the Titanic using internet resources, then write a narrative story source

Faces of War - An instructional unit of 14 lessons about and its effects on contemporary humanity. Samples of student products are included source

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

International Conflict and the Media - A curriculum guide for teaching about he relationship between the media and war. Lessons cover democracy, propaganda, and major wars. Many lessons teach about the Middle East and the Gulf War source

Korean War Word Search - A printable wordsearch puzzzle about the Korean War source

Moving with Trade - A lesson plan and a high-interest simulation activity about European exploration and trade source

Online Resources - Links to information on subjects in Social Studies source

Paper Warriors - Simulation activities that teach students the different military strategies used during the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and World War I source

Propaganda Techniques - A lesson plan with printable examples of propaganda used in the Gulf War source

Supersonic Spies - Students learn about the Cold War by learning about the TU-144, a Soviet aircraft, and by building their own machines source

Teach Vietnam - A website full of information about the Vietnam War. Click on "The Teachers Guide" for lesson plans. Designed for secondary students, but some activities are adaptable source

The Peoples Century Teachers Guide - Lesson plans about major events of the twentieth century. Designed fo use with PBS programming, but adaptable source

The Silk Road - Students creat maps of the Silk Road trade routes. Maps and information about the Silk Road are provided source

The Titanic - A collection of literature suggestions and web links related to the "unsinkable" ship source

Victorian Paper Doll - A printable paper doll to cut and color. She comes with authentic-looking Victorian costume source

Vietnam: A Teachers Guide - Background information and activity ideas for learning about the Vietnam War. Topics include Vietnamese culture, the French in Vietnam, and U.S. involvement in the war source

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