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Why Teach & Learn with Stories & Primary Sources?

AwesomeStories delivers lessons in a student friendly format. Students love stories about others and themselves in every day and fantasy situations. The lessons and resources are a big plus for me as a teacher so I can show my administration, colleagues, and parents the academic relevance of the assignments. Keep up the excellent service!

Bonnie Patterson, Texas City ISD, Texas City, Texas

A Few of 4292 Stories That Matter Now

How to Insult Like Shakespeare

Shakespeare, who died 400 years ago, was a master with words, including insults....Read more

Dylan Thomas and His Famous Poem

Meet Dylan Thomas who lived hard, wrote beautifully and died young (at 39) while...Read more

Mark Twain

Mark Twain, who was born two months prematurely and died on the 21st of April,...Read more

Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Many fans of classical music think that the second movement of Beethoven's 7th...Read more

Alexander Hamilton and His 21st-Century Popularity

With 16 Tony nominations, "Hamilton" shatters records. Watch how it all started...Read more

Lusitania Sinking

During World War I, Germany warns Americans not to sail aboard ships whose route...Read more


Carrying 97 people, a Zeppelin called Hindenburg disintegrates within 34 seconds...Read more


It's May 4, 1970, and Ohio National Guardsmen open fire on students protesting...Read more

At a Glance - Games, Animations & Sample Topics

Awesome Stories is like an online treasure hunt. This guide helps you to find...Read more


April 24, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of Ireland's Easter Rising when the...Read more

Chernobyl Nuclear Accident - People of Chernobyl

It's 30 years since a nuclear reactor, located at the Chernobyl power station,...Read more


At CERN, where the WWW was announced on 30 April 1993, scientists study "antimatter"...Read more

Diary of John Wilkes Booth

While he was on the run, following his escape from Washington, John Wilkes Booth...Read more

Conspirator - Mary Surratt

Although questions remain, Mary Surratt is arrested, tried, convicted and executed...Read more


By the time a guard of British soldiers arrived at the town of Lexington - on...Read more

Marie and Pierre Curie and Radioactive Radium

Marie & Pierre Curie were married scientists who first isolated radioactive...Read more

Deepwater Horizon:  Disaster in the Gulf

On April 20, 2010, "Deepwater Horizon" explodes, killing 11, then sinks, two...Read more

What is AwesomeStories?

A 1-minute intro to AwesomeStories and its helpful tools: CurriculumMakerTM,...Read more

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