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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

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

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

Columbus Day with Annie and Moby

http://www.brainpopjr.com/socialstudies/holidays/columbusday/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Brain Pop Jr. cartoon video examines why there is a Columbus Day holiday. It puts Columbus's voyages in historical context and looks at the negative outcomes of exploration for native peoples. It describes why Columus is important and why there is a day devoted to him. There are also suggested classroom and family activities. Standards K.6.1, 1.3.2, and 2.5

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3801

Happy Birthday America

http://www.holidays.net/independence/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: You will be greeted by music at this site on Independence Day. There is brief text identifying what the day celebrates and plenty of stars and red white and blue to show how it's done. There is even a copy of the Declaration of Independence. Standards K.6.1 and 1.3.2

Comments: This site holidays.net site is fun but noisy, so break out the earphones.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1484

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

My America Virtual Field Trip

http://www.tramline.com/tours/ss/america/_tourlaunch1.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: There are 12 stops on this virtual field trip of the symbols and key places in America. Beginning at Ft. McHenry the field trip takes viewers to the Star-Spangled Banner, sites of July 4th celebrations, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Immigration, a map and links to American Indian sites, information on the Bald Eagle, American Bison, and Wild Horses. It then stops at Mount Rushmore, and Crazy Horse (Tashunkewitko). Standards 1.3.3 and 3.4.3

Comments: The site has a wide variety of material, much of it projectable pictures, but other material is more text driven and better for the single computer user.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2226

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

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