Classroom Resources – Social Studies

Resources for Lesson/Unit Development
Learning Projects Aligned to Core Standards

Illuminating Standards Video Series

What would it look like if standards were met with depth, and imagination? The Illuminating Standards Project, a collaborative project of Expeditionary Learning and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, showcases a video collection of long-term, interdisciplinary, arts-infused, community-connected projects illustrating how to make standards come alive in project-based learning. (

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Middle School

High School

Other Projects Aligned to Core Standards

EQuIP Resources for Common Core Alignment
Resources for Text Sets
Building Background Knowledge About Text Sets
Sample Text Sets
Resources for Educators to Develop Classroom Text Sets
Toolkits and Materials
Resource Libraries