masthead, closeup of compass

26 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 8, Unit 12c, Immigration and Social Issues
<-- Previous | Next -->

Corridos

score logo from SCORE H/SS!

http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/corridos/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Corridos is a folk art form situated somewhere between oral history and cultural myth. Influenced by the native American epic traditions, it emerged in the 19th century and is related to the Spanish romance (Spanish verb to run). In the Mexican culture, corridos serve a similar function to that of the blues in African American culture in passing on oral history. Standards 8.12.7 and 11.9.7

Comments: This content can be used as a way to understand Mexican and Mexican American perspectives and well as a model for performance assessment.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 820

African American Perspectives 1818-1907

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aap/aaphome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a documentation of African American culture from colonial period to the early 19th century from pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection. Standards 8.9.6, 8.12.5, and 11.10.2

Comments: A splendid resource for investigating African American culture.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 104

Ellis Island

http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/ellisisle/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The History Channel devotes these images, text, and sound files to a celebration of the immigrant experience, from the ordeal of Ellis Island to the vast changes they faced in New York, gateway to the American Dream. To reach the exhibit, scroll on the index page to Ellis Island. Standards 8.12.5 and 11.2.2

Comments: To find this information, input Ellis Island in the search box when you get to the homepage of the site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1073

Evoluton of the Conservation Movement 1850-1920

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920, documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress. Standard 8.12.5, 11.2.9, 11.11.5

Comments: This is part of the PBS site "Borders."

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1136

Immigration at the Turn of the 20th century

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snpim2.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides two excellent articles written about immigration. One deals with the changing character of immigration and the other gives a colorful and descriptive account of what life was like for the immigrants who made their way to the United States. It has a chart of what each immigrant earned on the average, broken down by national origin. Standards 8.12.5 and 11.2.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1694

Statue of Liberty Facts, News and Information

http://www.endex.com/gf/buildings/liberty/liberty.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site contains facts, news and information about the Statue of Liberty. There are photos and sketches. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, 3.4.3, and 8.12.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2847

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/cichome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Chinese in California, 1850-1925

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2976

Voice of the Shuttle: Minority Studies Page

http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2721

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a wide spectrum of reviewed links to minority contributions in American life. There is a section each for African-American, Latino, Pacific Islander, Asian, Jewish and Native American. Standards 8.6.3, 8.12.5, 8.12.7, and 11.2.2

Comments: This selection of sites was made by the Humanities Deprtament of UC Santa Barbara.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3386

Votes for Women

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Library of Congress exhibit has extensive and varied resources related to the campaign for women's suffrage in the U.S. Many photos and cartoons are included. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: This is an excellent source for creating document-based questions.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3391

African-American Mosaic

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This exhibit from the Library of congress covers four areas --Colonization, Abolition, Migrations, and the WPA. The "back-to-Africa" movement represented by the American Colonization Society is vigorously opposed by abolitionists, and the movement of blacks to the North is documented by the writers and artists who participated in federal projects of the 1930s. Standards 8.7.2, 8.7.4, 8.9 all, 11.1.3, and 11.5.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 116

26 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 8, Unit 12c, Immigration and Social Issues
<-- Previous | Next -->

Questions, comments, and suggestions may be addressed to webmaster@rims.k12.ca.us.

Resources on the SCORE H/SS pages were evaluated by history/social science leaders in California. Going beyond these links allows student access to unknown material. Each school site is responsible for evaluating resources for appropriateness in the local school community.

A Project of the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.

Copyright © 1996-2008 SCORE H/SS. All Rights Reserved.