Resources

The following collection of lesson and unit plans, primary source sets, and secondary resources are designed to provide teachers (and parents who homeschool) with tools to support student learning.  

  • Grade Groups. Starting in the fall of 2020, the CHSSP will convene grade-level groups.  Teachers in grades k-2, 3-4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (ethnic studies), 10, 11, 12 (government and economics) will convene online to address challenges of teaching in the pandemic, share resources, and collaborate.  Registration information coming soon!
  • Homeschool.  Resources, lessons, and new ideas for parents, teachers, and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Current Context.  Designed to help students learn more about current events in the news, these resources include short readings and follow up questions.
  • History Blueprint.  Three comprehensive units of study with step by step instructions, interactive maps, and all related materials:  Sites of Encounter in the Medieval World (for Grade 7), The Civil War (for Grade 8), and The Cold War (for Grades 10 and 11)
  • Teaching the Election.  Resources and lesson plans on the electoral process.
  • Writing in History.  Writing guides for students and teachers.

Framework and other hard copy resources