history road


Include economics in fourth grade NE history.

Economics Concepts K-6

A table of economics concepts appropriate for each grade level.

Lessons by Concept

Lessons for each concept to help you teach economics.

Concepts Glossary

Definitions for teachers.

Concepts/Lessons for Textbook

The Nebraska Adventure: concepts and lessons by chapter.
NE Historical Society Links

Online photos to help you teach about Nebraska.
External Websites Links

Links to other resources to help you build a great lesson.

External Resources Useful for Teaching Economics in History

A. Professional Resources

Nebraska Resource Home Page (MPS 4th Grade Nebraska Studies)

Core Social Studies Standards with Economics Content

Nebraskaland - link to history articles

Nebraska Trailblazer Teacher's Guides

Nebraska History Resources

New York Federal Reserve Bank

Middle school teacher guide and student journal

National Endowment for Humanities EDSITE Lesson Plans

Junior Achievement Omaha (under development)

B. Informational Web Sites

EcEdWeb: Economic Education Web

Has all kinds of resources keyed to grade level and concepts for teaching economics in elementary grades.

EconEdReviews: Economic Education Reviews

Over 1000 lessons indexed, and an easy way to search for them by grade level and/or concept and/or subject and/or organization for exactly the right lesson! If you use one, don't forget to come back to review it for other teachers.

Council for Economic Education and their EconEdLink

Extensive resources for teaching economics K-12, including many lessons, the national standards for economics, and personal finance materials.

Nebraska State Historical Society

NET: Nebraska PBS and NET: Educational Services

Ho-Chunk Nation

Economic Dimensions of Arkansas History
   Bessie Moore Center for Economic Education

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nebraska Access and Nebraska Access: Econ area

Culture Gram (subscription)

Great Nebraska Museums

C. Document Downloads

Nebraska History Scavenger Hunt, (author: Patti Long / pdf)

D. Student Links and Materials

Studies Weekly, NE 4th Grade

Wessels Living History Farm

America's Story from Library of Congress


Nebraska Studies and Timeline

Google Timeline

Nebraska History Timeline- Important Dates, Events, and Milestones

E. Literature connections

CLUE: Childrens's Literature for Understanding Economics

Search by book or by concept or by grade level or by genre for children's literature to teach economics - very nice website!

Top 8 Nebraska History and activity Books (Homeschooling)

Landmark Stores Educator Resource for Nebraska History


Contact us with suggestions: webmaster, ksosin@unomaha.edu This website is partially funded by an 2009 Excellence in Economic Education grant from the Council on Economic Education and the UNO College of Business Administration. We also thank the NE Department of Education and our focus group of teachers.

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