Useful Links
Social Studies Textbook/workbook site
 - Access the SS text by logging in,
      *choose the textbook
      *Choose topic
      *Choose chapter to read textbook
              - Choose Review then at bottom of screen click view homework


"I have a Dream"
This speech, found on americanrhetoric,com is one of the most famous given by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Days That Shook the World-MLK Assassination
the first 25 minutes of this show will give you insight into the last day in the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Short 2 minute clip that shows massive devastation brought on my the first atom bomb dropped in WWII, "Little Boy"
Hitler and Stalin Roots of Evil
See the parallel's between Hitler and Stalin during their rise to power
James K. Polk our 11th President
This song from They Might Be Giants gives us information about the 11th President of the United States
Learn your states!!!!
Drag and drop states to learn United States geography!
Billy Joel's song about the cold war and the experiences he shares with his new friend Viktor
Linda Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
Watch this video to get a personal insight into the plight that Linda Brown and her family faced before the landmark Supreme Court decision of 1954
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Watch this youtube video for information about the Bus Boycott in Alabama
Nat Geo Kids
Take these fun quizzes to check your knowledge of geography!
School house Rock Pronouns
Remember what your pronouns are using this video from school house rock.
Schoolhouse Rock! Conjunctions
Listen to this song to learn our conjunctions
Schoolhouse Rock-Adjectives
Confused about adjectives?? watch this schoolhouse rock video!
Schoolhouse Rock-Nouns
Watch this short clip to review nouns
Schoolhouse Rock-Prepositions
Check out this video from schoolhouse rock to remind you of your prepositions
The Roaring Twenties
See the economic boom of the 1920's give way to the crash of the stock market and the Great Depression
The Stock Market Crash of 1929
See the crash of the stock market and how it effected ordinary people.
We Didn't Start the Fire, Billy Joel
Music video by Billy Joel, use this to help you write your song verse
What happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island?
Whatch this youtube video for a reenactment of what MAY have happened to the Lost Colony.
World War I in color
This documentary chronicles the Great War, interviews survivors, and shows how technology impacts the participants.
World War I in color Episode 3
This episode shows the effects airplanes had on the war
World War I in color Episode 4
This episode chronicles the war at sea, the sinking of the Lusitania, and unrestricted submarine warfare the Germans launched against the Allies
WWI in color-Episode 2
The second episode in the series chronicles trench warfare and the first use of chemical weapons
WWII Webquest
This is your final project. When you are given your groups and you are ready, follow the links to complete your task. You will follow the calendar of events and hand in specific items on specific days. Good Luck!
Zimmermann Telegram
On why the United States entered WWI
Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream Speech'