top of page

ABC Social Studies Resources

These are a "few of our favorite things" and are offered as a place to start looking for resources for daily instruction.


Free downloads:

50 Core Documents that Tell America's Story

African and African American History: A Resource Guide for Arkansas Teachers

Arkansas African-American History Makers Coloring Book

Freedom - A History of US Teacher Guides

Social Studies Task Cards



Favorite websites:

100 Milestone Documents

A Chronology of US Historical Documents

Alexandria Plan

America in Class

America’s Library

Annenberg Learner

Arkansas Council for the Social Studies

Arkansas Geographic Alliance

Avalon Project


Ben's Guide To U.S. Government for Kids (K-12)

Best of History Web Sites from EdTechTeacher

Beyond the Bubble

Bill of Rights Institute


C-Span Classroom

C-Span’s Presidential Libraries

Center for Civic Education

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Common Core Conversation

Congress for Kids

Council for Economic Education


Discrepant Event Inquiry


Economics & Personal Finance Resources for K-12

Economics Arkansas

Exploring Arkansas AETN

Exploring Arkansas YouTube Channel



Flag Program - Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs

Freedom - A History of US


Google Art Project

Google Earth Teaching Tips

Google Cultural Institute

Google Historical Moments

Google Maps for Education

Google World Wonders


Historical Scene Investigations

Historical Thinking Matters

History Engine



Interactive Globe

Kid Guide to the Bill of Rights

Liberty's Kids

Liberty's Kids YouTube Videos

Library of Congress

Library of Congress Education Resources


Mega Maps

Mission US

Museum Box $


National Archives

National Archives Digital Vault

National Archives Docs Teach

National Constitution Center

National Council for Geographic Education

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

National Geographic

National Geographic Interactives

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Young Explorers eBooks

National Park Service Multimedia




Ology at American Museum of Natural History


Primary Sources National Archives


Reel American History


Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Smithsonian's History Explorer

Smithsonian Interactives

Smithsonian Virtual Tour

Stanford History Education Group: Reading Like a Historian

State-by-State Comparisons


Teaching American History

Teaching History

Technology Tools for Social Studies

The Big History Project

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

The Getty Museum

The Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History

The National WWII Museum (New Orleans)

Then There Was Arkansas Facebook Page


U.S. Mint (K-6 Lesson Plans)

Usborne Quick Links for Geography

Usborne Quick Links for History

Usborne Quick Links True Stories


Virtual White House Tours

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Tours and Panoramas


World War I Primary Sources



Cool APPS:

Augmented Reality Freedom Stories







Disclaimer: Links to third-party websites do not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of the sites.


bottom of page