1. OnTrack logo
    • Resource ID: USHM1L1b
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will be able to identify economic, social, and political issues surrounding the Gilded Age. Students will identify significant historical figures associated with the Gilded Age.

  2. OnTrack logo
    • Resource ID: USHM3L10
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will identify the social and economic impact of World War II on the American home front, such as the Great Depression, rationing, and increased opportunity for women and minority employment.

  3. OnTrack logo
    • Resource ID: USHM1L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    After analyzing primary and secondary resources about the child labor, the students should be able to draw conclusions about the need to reform child labor practices.

  4. OnTrack logo
    • Resource ID: USHM1L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will describe how Upton Sinclair's The Jungle reflected issues of the Progressive Era.

  5. PBS Learning Media
    • Resource ID: PBS442
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this activity, students travel virtually to 25 different states from Alabama to Missouri. While on their journey students explore geography, learn state capitals and interesting facts along the way.

  6. PBS Learning Media
    • Resource ID: PBS449
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this activity, students combine psychomotor skills and geography as they travel from Montana to Wyoming. As students travel from state to state, they learn regional facts and state capitals. 

  7. PBS Learning Media
    • Resource ID: PBS458
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this video segment from Nature, we learn that dogs were the first creatures to be domesticated. Ancient people thought of dogs as creatures of magic and as spiritual guardians. Dogs were often sacrificed and buried with people to protect them with their magical powers.