The Ross County Historical Society has a great selection of photos of historical pictures, artifacts etc. which would be a great addition to lessons. Each item includes a description.
Teachers are welcome to use the images for classroom materials. The RCHS requests that any photo used is accompanied by acknowledgement of the Ross County Historical Society. http://rosscountyhistoricalsociety.tumblr.com
Frontier kid, Simon, guides students through Ohio history.
Audience: 3rd and 4th grade students
A great resource made available by the Ohio State Auditor’s office. Pages can be printed individually and/or viewed via projector from the internet. This is a free resource, educators are welcome to make copies to share with students
The booklet is available via PDF format at: https://ohioauditor.gov/publications/AlongTheOhioTrail.pdf
Table of Contents:
Explorers and Traders
Ohio Land Claims 1770-1785
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Settling the Ohio Lands 1787-1800
Ohio Statehood 1800-1812
Ohio and the Nation 1800-1900
Ohio’s Lands Today
Origin of Ohio County Names