History/Social Studies worksheets
Michael Phelps swam his way to success, as your young student will find out in this biography worksheet on one of the greatest swimmers in the world.
Mary Lou Retton tumbled into America's heart in the 1988 Olympics. Read about her Olympic victories in this worksheet, then complete a short exercise to practice her reading skills. For fun, there's a . . .
Jesse Owens' successes in the 1938 Olympics made history and paved the way for African-Americans in sports and other fields.
Gearing up for the London Olympcis? Have your student read up on Jim Thorpe, an Olympian who is considered one of the greatest athletes of all time, and boost his reading skills at the same time.
If your child has energy to spare, give her this inspirational worksheet about the famous "Flo-Jo" and develop her comprehension skills with an exercise.
Believe it or not, the frozen continent of Antarctica is home to rich and varied wildlife. How many arctic animals can you child name?
World War I was an important turning point in world history. Pay tribute to the American soldiers that fought in World War I by bringing some color to this soldier coloring page.
Introduce your child to the largest continent with this Asia coloring page. As he colors the continent, you can also give him a quick science quiz by asking him to name the animals featured on the page.
Color the great Down Under with the Australia coloring page! Australia is more than just This continent, also a country, is home to a unique culture and an incredible range of wildlife.
The continent of Africa is known for its amazing wildlife. Your budding explorer can bring the continent and the animals to life with this Africa coloring page.
If your child is reviewing America's history, start at the very beginning with this revolutionary war coloring page.
Help your child discover the continent of Europe with this coloring page. Discuss the history and wildlife of this important area with your them as you color!
Get started on geography and have your child color this page and learn about this amazing continent and its animals.
Get started on geography with this pretty coloring page that shows off native North American wildlife, too!
If your child is crazy for royalty, castles, and knights, have her read Eleanor's remarkable biography in this worksheet. She can also enhance her reading skills with a short comprehension quiz.
Empress Wu Zetian ruled China when the western world was in the Dark Ages. 2nd graders can step back in time with this worksheet that balances a history lesson with reading comprehension skills.
Marian Anderson was a singer whose talent and grace broke down many racial barriers in the mid-20th century. With this worksheet, history students can read her biography and develop reading skills along the way.
Explore history with famous female navigator Sacagawea. Sacagawea was a Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark find their way across the west, and her efforts helped the U.S. grow.
History students can learn all the first modern first lady in this biography worksheet, and can develop their reading comprehension skills as well.
Marie Curie was a great scientist, and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize. Learn about this brilliant woman with this history worksheet.
Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing. Your little historian can learn about Florence's life in this biography worksheet.
The Philadelphia Campaign was a year of battles with the Americans wintering at Valley Forge. Students will hone their reading skills as they learn about the American Revolution.
Early in the American Revolution, the Patriots captured Fort Ticonderoga. Your young historian will learn the importance of this fort in this worksheet.
The Battle of Trenton was a turning point for the Americans in the Revolutionary War. Your young historian will learn the facts with this worksheet.
While the Americans lost the Battle of Guilford Court House, the aftermath led to the American victory at Yorktown. Learn all about it with this history worksheet.
The Battle of Camden was a low point for the American forces in the Revolutionary War. Discover the errors made at the battle in this worksheet.
Learn more about this fascinating woman in history who became the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic.
The Battle of San Jacinto was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. Your child will sharpen his reading skills and his knowledge of U.S. history!
Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire for 63 important years. Students can read about Victoria's life in this history worksheet.
Queen Elizabeth I gave her name to an era. Your young student can read about Elizabeth's life in this biography worksheet.
Learn about first Lady Dolley Madison with this history worksheet, complete with some reading comprehension exercises.
Did you know that Queen Isabella of Spain paid for Columbus' expedition to the New World? Read more about this interesting woman in history.
Pocahontas was a heroine to the settlers of Jamestown, Virginia. Read more about her with this history worksheet.
Cleopatra ruled Egypt and conquered the hearts of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Read a mini-biography on this remarkable woman in history.
Annie Oakley was the superstar of the wild west! Learn more about this Ohio sharpshooter with this worksheet on famous women in history.
Mary, Queen of Scots, was a fascinating woman in history. Learn a bit more about her life with this history worksheet.
The Siege of the Alamo was an important point in the Texas Revolution. Your youngster can learn the story of the siege in this worksheet.
Did you know that Texas was once an independent country? Travel back in time to learn about the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836.
Your budding explorers will enjoy learning to read and understand the contours of a topographic map! They'll get to answer some questions and solve a maze.
Learn some interesting history about some of the oldest, and longest, roads in the U.S.! Your child will learn about a famous trade route to Mexico.
The Nez Perce is a Native American tribe in the Northwest U.S. This worksheet will hep your little learner to explore Native American history and culture.
Young readers can discover the history of the Choctaw Native American tribe with this history worksheet.
Ride along with the Lakota tribe with this history worksheet. These Native Americans were part of the horse culture of the Dakotas.
Discover the history of the Seminole tribe with this worksheet! This tribe, originally from Florida, has a rich culture.
The Shoshone were an important Native American tribe. Your little historian will learn about the culture and history of this tribe.
Ride the range with the Comanche culture in this worksheet about the history of Native American tribes.
Travel back in time to discover the Cheyenne tribe. Young readers will learn all about Native American history with this worksheet.
The Apache tribe of Native Americans helped shape the Southwest. Your young learner can read all about them in this history worksheet.
The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the early battles of the American Revolution. Discover the important features of the battle with this worksheet.
Your budding historian can learn about the Navajo, the largest Native American tribe, with this worksheet.
Your young student will step back in time with this worksheet on the Ming Dynasty. He'll build comprehension skills as he learns some ancient history.
Your young historian will learn about the Iroquois League with this worksheet. He'll learn some important U.S. history as he practices his reading.
Your young historian can explore the Mohawk tribe. This Native American group played an important role in American history.
Your young learner will discover the basics of local government with this worksheet all about municipalities.
Your budding historian can learn about the Buffalo Soldiers, the first African American military troops to serve in peacetime.
Your young historian can step back in time and read about an important battle that helped to end the American Revolution.
Your little learner can learn about the heroic Tuskegee Airmen as he hones his reading comprehension skills with this history worksheet.
For kids studying the Underground Railroad, here's a worksheet to help them discover some of the songs that gave hope to enslaved Americans.
Your future historian will learn about the Emancipation Proclamation as he hones his reading comprehension skills with this worksheet.
The Underground Railroad aided thousands of enslaved Americans on the road to freedom. Students will learn about the leaders of this movement.
Your young historian will learn about the some of the most notable African American inventors with this worksheet.
The Underground Railroad helped thousands of enslaved Americans find freedom. In this worksheet, your student will learn about this historic network.
Discover the history of the Cherokee tribe with this worksheet all about Native American culture.
Sail back in time to Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, with this fun, fact-filled worksheet.
How did our society become so advanced? Introduce your student to the Industrial Revolution with this reading sheet.
Help your student learn the government principle of checks and balances with this fun worksheet. He'll learn key terms with a word search puzzle and a quick quiz.