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Showing Grade k, Unit 2, National and State Symbols
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Documents and Symbols of American Freedom

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/symbols_freedom/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore the content and meaning of key documents in American history such as the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Learn the importance of major symbols of American freedom such as the Bald Eagle, the 4th of July, the Star Spangled Banner, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Uncle Sam, Lady Justice and the Statue of Liberty. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: This is an especially useful web museum for English Learners at all grades and will also be a great review for a high school political cartoon study.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 966

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

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This visually rich site has simple information about the jobs of key people in the community such as firemen, policemen, etc. There are also pictures and simple explanation of common American symbols. Standard K.2, 1.1.1, 1.3, and 2.3.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 364

Star-Spangled Banner

http://americanhistory.si.edu/ssb/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is engaged in a significant effort to preserve the original American flag, which has been endangered by time, and exposure to pollution and the elements. At this website, you may learn the Star-Spangled Banner's origins and history, consider the flag's symbolism, and track the conservation team's progress. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: You need a movie playing plug-in to access the first page of this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2836

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

U.S. Capitol

http://www.senate.gov/vtour/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour is an interactive, integrated multimedia tour of the U.S. Capitol. It includes panorama views and historical information about the rooms of the U.S. Capitol, as well as, information about the objects found in those rooms. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: To access this site you will need at least 800 x 600 screen resolution, Java, and a Frames-enabled browser. There are high and low resolution settings for different levels of connectivity.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3243

Abraham Lincoln Memorial

http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/memorial.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Find the history of the Lincoln Memorial, its place in the city of Washington, a history of its construction, and a picture of the monument and of the Lincoln statue. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 61

Bald Eagle

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/info/Eagle.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Since 1782, the bald eagle has been the national symbol of the United States of America. Find out interesting things about the eagle at this site. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: Though this site uses some difficult vocabulary, it is written in a style that children can understand.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 353

Flag of the United States of America

http://www.usflag.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a wealth of information about the history of the U.S. flag, what it symbolizes, and how it should be cared for. Also on this site is the history of Flag Day, the words of the Pledge of Allegiance in several languages, and the Declaration of Independence. Standards K.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: The reading level is advanced for first grade but the visuals are large and can be projected.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1260

Great Seal of the United States

http://www.greatseal.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Great Seal was carefully designed by the Founding Fathers to symbolize the United States to the world and to the future. It is America's vision statement, created by the people who gave America its freedom. Standards K.2, 1.3.3 and 3.4.3

Comments: This rich and well developed site was written by John MacArthur, but since references are missing, it is not possible to know how authoritative it is.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1448

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