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Showing Grade 1, Unit 5, Cultural Diversity of Americans
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Booker T. Washington

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/bookertwashington/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Booker T. Washington was a great American. He believed that learning was the most important way to achieve success and happiness in life. Formerly enslaved, he worked to build a school so that all Americans would have the opportunity to learn. Standard K.6.2 and 1.5.3

Comments: This material was researched and developed specifically for young students by Amy Wahe at San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools. The art is original.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 420

Chinese New Year

http://www.asiasource.org/news/at_mp_02.cfm?newsid=73392

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Find out about Chinese culture by exploring Chinese New Year around the world. Learn about the Lion Dance and the symbolism of the New Years food. Find out your future in the section on Chinese astrology. Standards 1.5.3 and 4.4.1

Comments: Check with parents before doing the section on astrology with young students.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 645

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.pps.k12.or.us/district/depts/itss/buckman/timeline/kingframe.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are links to a student illustrated story and text of Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech. Standard 1.5.1, 2.5 and 3.4.6

Comments: Original artwork and stories are outstanding. These children's drawings about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life will inspire you to develop a similar student project in your classroom.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1485

Japanese Folk Legends

http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/folk.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are fifteen illustrated Japanese complete with background music. Some are very famous, like Momotaro (Peach Boy), but all are engaging and make wonderful use of the technology. Standard 1.4.3 and 1.5.3

Comments: This site has great graphics and sound but will be a bit noisy in a classroom without earphones.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1801

Kids Web Japan

http://web-jpn.org/kidsweb/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore Japan. Find out about sports and games, culture, school, daily life, culture, economy and industry, nature and climate, regions of Japan, politics, annual calendar and much more. Standards 1.4.3 and 1.5.3

Comments: This is an excellent resource for students who want to see what life in Japan is like.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1889

Mexico for Children: Mexico Para Ninos

http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/index_kids.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore the government and history of Mexico from ancient times to modern. Learn about the geography including the diversity of plants and wildlife, and the indigenous peoples of Mexico. Find cultural information on Mexican such as mythology, foods, games and music throughout this site. Standards 1.5.2, 1.5.3, and 2.3.2

Comments: This site in English, Spanish, French and Italian, is great for English Learners as well as a culture treasure trove for all students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 2162

Myths and Fables from Around the World

http://www.afro.com/children/myths/myths.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are 16 illustrated traditional stories form around the world. They introduce famous characters such as Anansi and Coyote and lead readers to explore common themes and values among people everywhere. Standard 1.5.3

Comments: The book-like format of these stories makes them useful for whole class projection, computer learning centers, or for print-outs. However, they load slowly.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2235

Native American Indian Art

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/art/art.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has links to a large collection of Native American art and artists. The text accompanying the pictures explains the making of or history of the work. Standard 1.5.2, 3.2.1 and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2266

Native Herbal Knowledge

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/food/plants.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has common herbs, flavorings, and foods used by Native Americans. There are graphics and descriptions. Standard 1.5.2 and 5.1.2

Comments: Good site to integrate science and social studies.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2277

American Folklore

http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, Tall Tales, weather folklore, and ghost stories from each of the 50 states. Read about famous characters such as Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Jesse James, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone and many more. Stories are divided into six categories: famous characters, state folktales, historical folklore, regional folktales, tall tales, and ethnic folklore. Standards K.1.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.3, and 5.1.2

Comments: These are great starters for storytellers or student projects. The site provides the story reteller but not documentation of the story's source.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 185

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