CLIO provides American History resources for 5th through 12th grade teachers. Information includes lesson plans, reading lists, and general teaching resources. The most detailed portion of the site is the lesson plan section that includes many printable lesson plans beginning with Creating a New Nation through Year of the Boar and Native Americans in Contemporary America. Be sure to check out the General Teaching Resources section for additional printables including a Historic "Moment in Time" Poem worksheet and resources for teaching Historical Writing.
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In the Classroom
If you teach American history, be sure to bookmark this site for use throughout the year. New teachers will especially appreciate having a stockpile of ready-made lessons they can tweak and make their own, and of course, any American history teacher can take advantage of the free lesson plans and teaching resources included here. Use activities from this site to differentiate learning within your classroom. Be sure to share with other American History teachers on your campus.