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A Trip to the Mall

http://www.nhusd.k12.ca.us/The_Mall/Mall_trip.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The National Mall in Washington D.C. is not like any mall you have ever been to. It does not have shops, department stores, or video arcades. Instead it is filled with our nation's most important government buildings, museums, and memorials. Come on a walking tour of the National Mall and the surrounding area. It is a warm spring day in D.C. and the cherry blossoms, dogwoods, and azaleas are all in bloom. Wear a comfortable pair of shoes and bring your camera. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: This site was developed by Dave Forrest at James Logan H.S.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 40

America Rock

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/7316/A_Rock.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: These songs will help you learn about the Pilgrims, the American Revolution, the Constitution, the Westward Movement and other important American events. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, 3.4.3

Comments: This site makes learning lots of fun.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 175

American Presidents: Teacher Guides and Resources

http://www.americanpresidents.org/classroom/overview.asp

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Portraits of all the Presidents and Teacher Guides are available for use in the classroom.

Comments: This is a valuable resource for all teachers and students.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 195

Calisphere

http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore thousands of primary source images and documents. Get inside history with themed primary source sets for K-12 teachers. Discover California's multicultural heritage. Quickly find primary sources on subjects from Advertising to Zoot Suits in the alpha search. Go inside the Japanese internment experience through this huge digital archive. Learn more about subjects from film to physics at the UC sponsored sites. Standards: U.S. and California History - general

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3744

Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a long alphabetized list of documents from the pre 18th century through the 20th centuries. An excerpt can be used to help 5th grade students understand the ideas, beliefs and events of the first centuries of the American story. Whole documents may be used at other grade levels as needed.

Comments: The source of the documents is the Yale Law School.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 969

Encarta Reference Tools

http://encarta.msn.com/artcenter_/browse.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From the homepage, link to an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and an atlas for a quick reference to begin your research. You will also see links to the day's highlights in the news, weekly features, and Today in History.

Comments: Select Spain from the homepage and access the articles in Spanish. It is also available in French, Italian, and German.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1084

Exploring Themes in American Art

http://www.nga.gov/education/american/aasplash.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Gallery of Art site uses 10 themes to explore the history and styles of American art. Of particular interest for social studies teachers are the following themes: Historical Subjects, Landscape Painting, Portraiture, and Scenes from Everyday Life. For each theme, there is a narrative with hotlinked examples of paintings. These examples appear on the screen beside the text so readers can follow and view the samples at the same time.

Comments: This is a useful useful site for student projects.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1163

Historic Figures

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/index.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This BBC site has an index of thousands of British and world historical figures from ancient to modern times. Each biography focuses on the person's achievements and their historical context. Many of the biographies lead to other reference sites, articles, and multimedia.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1556

I Want You! The Uncle Sam Image Gallery

http://home.nycap.rr.com/content/unclesam.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a visual tour of the history of Uncle Sam in historical and current images. Standards 1.3.3 and 3.4.3

Comments: A photo essay about Uncle Sam.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1660

Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/presiden/inaug/inaug.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has transcriptions of every inaugural address by a U.S. president. They are indexed by president from George Washington to George Bush. This is a fantastic source for tracing the key issues in America faced by each administration.

Comments: This site has the same material as the inaugural speeches at the Yale Law site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1707

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