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Here are some websites that will help you in Social Studies.

Instructional Resources for Government

National Council for the Social Studies
http://www.socialstudies.org/
National Council for the Social Studies engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating the teaching of social studies. Their Web site provides teaching resources, lesson plans, information on professional development opportunities and more.

The Center for Civic Education
http://www.civiced.org/
Center for Civic Education aims to promote an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries. The Web site offers resources for students and teachers.

Holocaust and Resistance
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=275
In this lesson from the National Endowment for the Humanities, students reflect on the Holocaust from the viewpoint of those who actively resisted Nazi persecution. Students review the history of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and the outcomes of resistance movements. This activity may help students better understand how power is acquired, as described in Benchmark B.

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