The Reading Like a Historian curriculum by the Stanford History Education Group engages students in historical inquiry. One of the best history websites that includes lessons and documents.saves time and energy lesson planning!
From Schindler's List to Free State of Jones, Hollywood has pushed out some impressive historical dramas. However, these films can be brutal. Here are some great historical movies for junior high and high school.
Blank World History Timeline - Wow!! This is a 100+ page FREE download that will allow you to make your own timelines for your social studies lessons. Great visual in a special education classroom. What a find. Go to: http://researchparent.com/blank-world-history-timeline/