I recently found out about a wonderful resource called Periscope! To quote from the site:
Welcome to Periscope, the observations “e-zine” created for students and teachers in South Carolina. Each issue will focus on an event observed by schools and communities in the United States. Periscope provides you with stories, images, audio and video related to the “who, when, why and what” behind every featured event. Periscope also suggests books, Websites, tours, television and radio programs and other resources related to the event. For teachers, Periscope provides classroom activities related to South Carolina curriculum standards. So put your periscopes up, and take a look at what is going on around you!
Even if you don’t teach in South Carolina, I’m sure you will find ways to use Periscope in your classroom because much of the information provided is of a general nature. Back issues of Periscope are also available and include topics such as Black History Month, Women’s History Month, National Book Month (a personal favorite of mine!), and more. Extra Teacher Resources and Student Resources are also provided for each topic. So what are you waiting for? Go take a look!