High School Social Studies

Literacy Lessons in Social Studies

In this collection of literacy lessons for social studies classes, students read primary and secondary historical texts to learn and practice literacy standards.

The Electoral College

In this government-themed literacy activity, students analyze primary and secondary sources to write an argument defending one of three main ideas related to the Electoral College.

War of 1812 Classroom Resources

Teach students about the people, places and pivotal events surrounding the War of 1812 using lessons, interactives, primary source documents, and images.

Port: A Transportation System

Explore the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore to learn about the ways technology and careers help make this trade center such a successful part of Maryland.