Middle school social studies teaching resources

Video teaching resources

Learning about the world can be transformative.

Help engage your students in topics ranging from humans’ impact on the environment to the American Revolution to famous inventors, all using carefully curated video content. ClickView’s huge library of educational videos for middle school social studies will capture your students’ attention and enhance their learning in the classroom.

US Middle School Social Studies Teaching Resources

Free middle school social studies videos for all learning levels

A sample of our extensive video collection

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Japanese Baseball

Series: Language and Culture: Japanese

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Origins of the Aztec Empire

Series: The Aztecs and the Spanish Conquest

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Extreme Weather

Series: Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

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Inside a Synagogue

Series: Places of Worship

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High-quality social studies resources aligned with current educational practice

We aim to make your job easier, so we’ve curated supporting educational resources in consultation with social studies subject matter experts. Choose from lesson plans, classroom activities, and worksheets that all align with current educational practice, such as useful quizzes, timelines, and fact sheets.

Lesson plans

Trade and Conflict in <br> Ancient Egypt-image
Trade and Conflict in
Ancient Egypt
Patterns of <br> Polynesian Migration-image
Patterns of
Polynesian Migration

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Make important connections

Social studies lessons can encourage an interest in the past and help students make meaningful connections to their lives today. Use carefully curated videos in your classes to engage contemporary learners and explore concepts such as change and perspective.

Ready-to-go resources

Dive into middle school social studies resources such as timelines, people profiles, and quizzes. You can adapt ClickView resources for online learning, share them with colleagues or teams, download them and embed them straight into your learning management system for easy student access.

Created with social studies experts

All social studies classroom activities, worksheets, and lesson plans have been created in collaboration with our educational consultants. They have been carefully reviewed for relevance to the curriculum, ready to use in your classroom.

Student ownership of learning

Encourage student ownership of learning by transforming video watching in the social studies classroom into an active experience. Check in with your students as you navigate a topic, from ancient civilizations to UN sustainable development goals, encouraging them to reflect on and take responsibility for their learning.

Teaching strategies

ClickView can support you with resources to help you implement metacognitive strategies and other teaching strategies into your middle school social studies classroom. Explore content on the topic of critical thinking to encourage skill development. Discussion-based activities in teacher resources also promote active inquiry in students.