Exploring the 13 Colonies with books and movies - Education Possible Here are some of our favorite books, movies, and videos that middle school students can use when exploring the 13 colonies! Lots of activities and ideas to inspire your tweens/teens and bring American history to life.
Historical Events - Middle School History Geography Worksheets: The Missouri Compromise. I am not completely sure yet, but I would try to tie this activity into math. This would be great for teaching ratios and percentages.
US History in 10 minutes: timeline with timeperiod music as the significant events change throughout the video. There are some major errors and omissions (and some weird random things) but this is a great jumping off point for American history.