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Showing Grade 1, Unit 3, American Symbols and Traditions
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Fort McHenry, Our National Birthplace

http://www.bcpl.lib.md.us/~etowner/anthem.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site shows Fort McHenry and has information on the Star Spangled Banner which was written during a battle at the fort. Standards 1.3.3, 3.4.3, and 8.5.1

Comments: A good site for information on the Star Spangled Banner

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1276

George Washington

http://www.kididdles.com/lyrics/g047.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a great song for learning about why we celebrate Washington's birthday. The sheet music is available at the online store. Standards K.6.1 and 1.3.2

Comments: This is part of the KIDiddles site which has many learning songs.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1365

Great American Landmarks Adventure

http://www2.cr.nps.gov/pad/adventure/links.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Line drawings of National Historic Landmarks provide the structure for this Great American Landmarks Adventure. They are presented as events occured historically, so you'll learn more if you go through the pages in sequence. Stop...print out...color... Roxie Munro's neat drawings on your way! But try to take the journey from start to finish. You can have fun and learn about America's past at the same time! Standards 1.3.1 and 3.4.3

Comments: This National Park Service site also provides suggested classroom activities for teachers.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1438

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

John Philip Sousa: American Conductor, Composer, and Patriot

http://www.dws.org/sousa/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a great site for history on the works of Sousa. It includes sound clips. Standards 1.3.3, 2.5 and 3.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1837

Kidproj's Multi-cultural Calendar

http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/MCC/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: At this site students can find out about holidays celebrated around the world through brief entries created by students. Viewers may search by holiday, by country, or by month. Standards K.6.1 and 1.3.2

Comments: This site should not be considered authoritative. Your students may want to add a new page.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1886

Liberty State Park

http://www.libertystatepark.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Information about Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty is contained on this commercial park site. There is a live cam at the Statue of Liberty, and photos of the statue and other sites at Ellis Island. 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: 1971

National Air and Space Museum

http://www.nasm.si.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Tour of the National Air and Space Museum. Learn about the history of flight from balloons into the space age, Apollo moon missions and beyond. Standards 1.3.3, 3.4.6, and 11.9.3

Comments: Explores issues such as the beginnings of flight, the dropping of the Atomic bomb and Space, Above and Beyond.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2242

Philadelphia's Historic Mile

http://www.ushistory.org/tour/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The title says it all. As you stroll down the historic streets of Philadelphia, early America comes alive. At each stop, visitors are treated to interesting facts about the site and its significance to America's past. No study of colonial America is complete without this virtual tour of the streets where the Declaration of Independence was written and Benjamin Franklin and other American Founders once walked. Standards K.2, 1.3.2, 3.4.3, and 5.7.0

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2440

Plymmouth: Hobbamock’s Homesite

http://www.boston.com/travel/explorene/massachusetts/towns/plymouth/galleries/wampanoag_homesite/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a series of pictures set up as a virtual museum of the Wampanoag Indian site near Plymouth Village, a living history park called Hobbamack's Homesite. It shows the housing, clothing, and culture of the native peoples who lived in the region where the Pilgrims set up their colony. Standard 1.3.2 and 3.4.3

Comments: This is a stable commercial site with good educational value.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 961

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