Social Studies Resources

In addition to Website links on the student Web page, following are helpful Websites and resources for social studies:

Elections and Voting

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids

Kids Post (Online newspaper for kids from The Washington Post)

Kids Voting North Carolina

Kids Voting USA

League of Women Voters-Henderson County Election Lesson Plans

PBS Kids Democracy Project

Scholastic: Election 2016



U.  S. Census Bureau

NCDPI Resources

Crosswalks for Social Studies

Grades K-1 Transitional Materials

Grades 2-4 Transitional Materials

Grade 5 Transitional Materials

Suggested Field Trips (by grade level)

Suggested Pacing Guide (Grades K-5)

North Carolina History

North Carolina Facts in Brief

North Carolina Museum of History

Trekking North Carolina book

U.S. Judicial System and Supreme Court

How is the Court System Organized in the United States?

The Structure of the Federal Courts

About U.S. Federal Courts

Levels of the Federal Courts

How a Case Moves Through the Court System

The Supreme Court

Overview of the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Decisions that Changed America

*HCPS does not certify the authenticity of information that originates from third parties. Under no circumstances shall HCPS be liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained herein from whatever source, nor shall HCPS be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance. Responsibility for content within school Web sites rests with the principal of that school.