In"tech"gration: Linking Social Studies with Technology

This list is a hotlist of Internet sites which teachers can use to introduce Social Studies content, instruct students, practice test-taking and writing skills, reinforce concepts and add another dimension to student preparation for the Grade 5 New York State Social Studies Test. It was compiled by Debra Silverman, Grade 5 teacher at Baker and Lisa Malfi, Enrichment Reacher.

To access this site, visit the Great Neck District page and click on Elementary Links and then Social Studies

Folk Songs

Max Hunter Folk Songs

(Note: Selection of Sweet Betsy from Pike play as AIFF)

American Memory Library of Congress



North America Map Archive


Westward Expansion

Trail of Tears

Strange Stories of the Oregon Trail

Westward Historical Manuscript Collection