"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions." Albert Einstein



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THE FOLLOWING LINKS WILL BE OF ASSISTANCE IN CHOOSING STANDARDS FOR YOUR LESSON -

TN STATE STANDARDS - New Standards adopted 2014-2015 school year
http://www.tn.gov/education/curriculum.shtml

CC – ELA standards for your grade level
http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy
Reading: Literature (grades K-6)
Reading: Informational Text (grades K-6)
Writing (K-6)
Speaking and Listening (K-6)

CC – ELA History/Social Studies Grades 6-8 (6th grade should use these)
http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RH/6-8

Newspaper Articles:

"Teacher inspires fourth-graders to get into history" (Article from Knoxville News Sentinel, 11/26/12) -
http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/nov/26/teacher-inspires-fourth-graders-to-get-into/

Lesson Plan Sources & Ideas:


1. Teaching with Primary Sources MTSU - http://library.mtsu.edu/tps/
Check out the Newsletters, Lesson Plans & Activities, and Tools for Educators (other links are great too.)

2. Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/index.html
Check out the Teacher Resources

3. Discovery Education Lesson Plans -
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/search/page/-/-/-/-/index.cfm?Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&Ntk=all-prelogin&Nr=OR%28OR%28d_Index_Type:Pre-login%29,OR%28d_Domain:www.fit4theclassroom.com%29%29&Ne=4294967192&N=31+4294967269+4294967201&No=0

4. National Geographic for Kids - (Good Videos, Games, & Ideas) -
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

5. Google Education - (Lesson Plans, Web Quests, & More) -
http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/index.html

6. The History Chanel -
  1. http://www.history.com/
  2. This Day in History -
    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history