Welcome to L-S Social Studies
As you enter our room, you will be reminded of our purpose.
At Lynnville-Sully, our educational mission is to "empower students to pursue their dreams." It is evident in the Social Studies room that empowerment is exactly the purpose. As a student in any one of our Social Studies courses, your voice will be heard and respected, your curriculum is filled with your own learning choices, and you will be empowered to pursue learning AT YOUR OWN RISK! That's right, "Teachers can only open doors, but you must enter by yourself."
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
TRUSTED PRIMARY WEBSITES
Iowa Pathways - a comprehensive site designed for discovering Iowa History.
DOCSTeach - provides thousands of US primary sources for classroom use.
National Archives - a massive online database for archival research.
Eyewitness to History - a global, primary historical encyclopedia
Fordham University - a big collection of copy-permitted historical texts.
Avalon Project - a collection of documents from different eras.
NEW YORK TIMES
The New York Times provides resources for students to learn about current events using published New York Times content. Founded in 1851, the NYT is widely regarded as a nationally and internationally trusted and influential "newspaper of record."
MOST TRUSTED NEWS SOURCES
We read REAL news! Here is a list of the most trusted news sources.
The "online home" of all of the Social Studies Classes. On our Google Classroom you will have access to every lesson, assessment, and pathway to achievement that you'll need. Organize with the calendar, sign up for alerts and reminders, and even add a parent!
Digital Presentation Tools
Adobe Spark - create impactful graphics, webpages, & videos.
Emaze - create a visually impressive presentation, website, or album.
Google Slides - a collaboration presentation tool for groups.
Powtoon - create animated and live action videos and presentations.
Prezi - presentation software that uses motion and zooming.