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

      Instructional Resources for Social Studies Skills and Methods

      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.

      Propaganda Techniques in Literature and Online Political Ads
      http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=405
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students consider how various propaganda techniques are used in political advertising to influence and manipulate voters.

      U.S. Literary Map Project
      http://www.ncteamericancollection.org/lit_map.htm
      This National Council for Teachers of English Web site offers an interdisciplinary lesson in developing and presenting a research project. Students locate and conduct research (including interviews) on a local author for inclusion in a comprehensive database of American authors.

      Analyzing Sources on Imperialism
      http://ims.ode.state.oh.us/ODE/IMS/Lessons/Content/CSS_LP_S01_BC_L09_I05_01.pdf
      During the course of this lesson from the Ohio Department of Education, students will uncover perspectives on British imperialism in Africa and examine the credibility of a primary source which deals with missionaries in Africa

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