Argyle ISD


Teacher Links:  Social Studies 
Overlap Maps 

Instantly compare any two places on Earth.  An overlap map is a map of one part of the world that overlaps a different part of the world.  Overlap maps show relative size. Quick and easy to use.  No login needed.  It is currently sponsored by Sunflower Education, an educational publisher.


WWII Tweets 
WW2 Tweets from 1942@RealTimeWWII
Live tweeting the 2nd World War, as it happens on this date & time in 1942, & for 4 years to come. 


View the Wall 
Search for the names of relatives on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  It is a nice streamlined website that is easy to use.

A step-by-step guide to creating a virtual field trip in Google Earth
Go Social Studies Go
"What brings teachers to the website are the essential questions on every page, alternate points of view, and just enough background to make the content relevant without being a snooze fest. What keeps students on the site are the quirky videos and factoids, tons of pictures, as well as the embedded games and links to help make learning about history fun."
Explore the world's constitutions and compare by topics or countries

Video timelines of six important eras in US and European history
3-10 minute video timelines of six important eras in US and European history.  It is a free-to-use resource for students and  teachers. It is also available on mobile devices.


US History website/game
There are 3 missions:
Mission 1: “For Crown or Colony?” is the official videogame of the Freedom Trail.
Mission 2: “Flight to Freedom,”  (slavery)
Mission 3: “A Cheyenne Odyssey,” (encroachment of white settlers, railroads, military


Election Participation -

Government - Breaks it up into grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


History - This day in History