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Free Technology for Teachers: An Interactive Story About the Dust Bowl (Great while reading The Grapes of Wrath)

Great English Teacher Trick! Tired of losing your place for key annotations? Want to make sure you cover everything you want to? Use multi-colored post-its, and color code them! Mark the page with the post-it, and then underline, highlight, or otherwise mark out the focal passages in the same color. Never leave out a key point again!

Free printable USA Timeline with important people, events and list of movies for each time period American_History_Timelinepreview

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Thirty One of the World's Most Amazing Roads

Roller Coaster Highway, Tulsa, Oklahoma. (The technical name of this road is “County Road NS 366.” It’s one mile west of “Old Highway 56, and about 1.5 miles west of State Highway 56, just north of Wewoka, Oklahoma.)

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Shedding a light on the psyche of war: Zippo lighters from U.S. troops fighting in Vietnam give a unique insight into life under fire

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The Dust Bowl-Causes & Effects

Students will read about the Dust Bowl that occurred in the Great Plains during the Great Depression and list the causes and effects

The Social Studies material is all organized into free, engaging interactive books. You just click on a corner of the book to turn the pages that contain free social studies interactive lessons, games, videos, photos, and sound and music clips.

Using primary documents, photographs, letters, and other forms of media can be a great way to engage students in history. 30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook.

Free Technology for Teachers: 15 Tools for Teaching History With Technology - A Handout