For Educators

educators-goffThe Goffstown Historical Society has prepared the following resources for educators regarding the history Goffstown, New Hampshire.

 

 

 

RESOURCES ON OTHER WEB SITES
History Games and Tasks for your Classroom, along with some General Web Sites for Kids

NEW HAMPSHIRE SPECIFIC

New Hampshire Web Sites for Kids (history and more)

School Programs at the New Hampshire Historical Society

AMERICAN HISTORY (GENERAL)

History – FirstGov – links provided by the Federal Citizen Information Center

The Internet African American History Challenge

America’s Story, from the Library of Congress: Meet Amazing Americans, Jump Back in Time, Explore the States, Join America At Play, See, Hear and Sing.

Time For Kids Online – Women’s History Milestones

The History of Inventions – For Kids – from 7900 B.C. to 1995

DiscoverySchool.com – lessons plans for educators, grades K-12

COLONIAL

Children in Colonial America – This is a unit for grades 4th-5th that clearly describes the lives of children of the European settlers. This unit will then proceed to describe early homes, home care, clothing, chores, education, food, and recreation. An overview of a typical child of Williamsburg and Virginia are also included. Illustrated with photos and reproductions, books that cover much the same background will be listed for children and adults alike to use as a reference to learn about this influential part of the United States.

Kids Zone – Colonial Williamsburg – offers games, activities, and resources about life in colonial America; also provides lesson plans and other resources for parents and teachers.

ANCIENT HISTORY
History for Kids

History Help for Educators – from the Smithsonian Institute, includes topics on Genghis Kahn; King Tutankhamun; Egypt: Secrets of the Ancient World; Marco Polo; and Mummies.

EARLY BRITISH/CELTIC HISTORY
History for Kids – BBC