History and Biography





Biographies for Kids - Famous Leaders for Young Readers
Garden of Praise

Web Quest
uses this page, Biographies for Kids, Famous Leaders for Young Readers

U.S. Presidents

The American Revolution lessons with activities and quizzes.

Teaching With Biography
A&E Classroom ideas and resources

Biographies for Kids
webquest project

Institute for Excellence in Writing
features several Garden of Praise biographies.

Multimedia Biographies
Harcourt School.com

Create a Timeline

Create a Timeline
at Read Write Think

Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents
excellent series of biographies for children by Mike Venezia

Biography Search
alphabetical listing of famous people in American history

America's Story
biographies of famous Americans

Time 100
biographies of Time's most important people of the century

Historic Figures
BBC

Biography Study
very interesting biography studies done by students at
Germantown Academy in Pennsylvania

Building On Biographies
at Education World.com

Biographies
many biographies at Fact Monster. Search by category.

Academy of Achievement
interviews with leaders who have shaped our world

Presidential Biography
complete resource guide for all the US Presidents

Who, What, When
interactive historical timelines

Blast to the Past
biographies for children 7-10 years old.

Biographies
famous people and American Presidents, from Spectrum

Children's Encyclopedia of Women
biographies written by third and fourth grade students

Meet the Presidents
biographies written by fifth graders

Famous Americans
at Educational Synthesis

About Famous People
biographies by John T. Marck

United States Presidents
coloring pages

The My Hero Project
submit a story or drawing of your hero

Bio 4 Kids
biographies and games at Biography.com

U.S. Presidents
activities

1000 Biographies
Carole Marsh Books

Facts about copyright

Pics4Learning.com
resource for images

28145: History Songs History Songs
By Larry Troxel / Audio Memory Publishing

Eleven songs teach over 100 dates and events of United States history, from 1492 to 1991. Enjoy a musical time line with dramatic sound effects that help reinforce learning. The 42 minute CD features children and adult singers with lively, memorable melodies and full orchestration. The musical styles capture the eras and will captivate listeners of all ages. The 24 page book has lyrics and illustrations.

130787: Graphic Organizers, Grades 3-6 Graphic Organizers, Grades 3-6
By Harcourt Achieve

These graphic organizers may be used either as Blackline Masters or as Overhead Transparencies. Wonderful for any language arts or critical thinking class, these reproducibles are organized into the topics of:
  • Sequencing
  • Comparisons
  • Maps, charts, webs and diagrams
  • Comprehension Skills
  • Word Study
    Teacher instructions are included along with each graphic organizer. 96 reproducible pages, softcover. (46 organizers) Grades 3-6.





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