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Showing Grade 2, Unit 1, Long Ago and Yesterday: Our Parents, Grandparents, and Ancestors
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Through the Eyes of Maud: A Look as a Pioneer Family in Ontario, California 1880

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about the life of a pioneer in Southern California through this virtual museum on the family of Maud Van Wig. This project, developed from original photos, diaries and newspapers, shows the land and people in Ontario today and 125 years ago. Standards 2.1.1, 3.3, 3.5 and 4.1.4

Comments: Explore this wonderful model of what may be created by others on local history topics using family resources, oral interviews and old newspapers.

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3152

An Adventure for Tom & John

http://the-office.com/bedtime-story/tomjohn.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is the story of two little boys who were lost in the woods of Southern Illinois about 100 years ago. Learn about the geography of this region through pictures and how time was measured when people didn't have watches as you follow the adventure of these 8 and 9 year olds. Standard 2.2.1

Comments: This is part of a larger site called Bedtime Stories. It is designed for parents to read to their children over thephone when they are out of town.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Resource ID: 213

At Home with Henry Nevis Starr - 1852

http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1850/voices/starr/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an interactive story of a 12 year old boy in 1852 whose family moved to Illinois. See what his life was like. How is it the same and how is it different from yours? Standards 1.4.3 and 2.4.1

Comments: This site was developed by the Illinois State Museum.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 329

Camp Life: Civil War Collections from Gettysburg

http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/gettex/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Park site is really a web museum of the ordinary soldier's life in camp during the Civil War. "Soldiering is 99% boredom and 1% sheer terror" wrote one soldier to his wife. Soldiers spent weeks and months at a time in camp between engagements, even during active campaigning. Their life consisted of tedious daily routines, some of them shown through the artifacts on this site. Standards 2.1.2 and 8.10.5

Comments: Compare the articles in this Civil War soldier's tent to modern camping or modern soldier's gear. This is an excellent site for English learners.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 579

Kristen's World

http://www.americangirl.com/agcn/kirsten/world/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are interactive pictures of a pioneer home, school, and store that will provide details of how people lived 150 years ago in the mid western part of America. It is part of the American Girl website. Standards 2.1.1 and 5.8.0

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3611

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Frontier Girl

http://webpages.marshall.edu/~irby1/laura.htmlx

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is a rich set of resources about Laura Ingalls Wilder with pages on her life, homes, family and friends. There are links to other sites about the American West and material on the Wilder books. Standards 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 2.4.1 and 5.8.4

Comments: There are activities and opportunities for students to interact with the site leaders.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1935

Edith and Joe's Farmhouse

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=13051

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a virtual museum of a 1920's farmhouse bungalow in Utah. About 30 photos show all the rooms and furniture. The parlor has a description of a radio and the bath describes how hot water for the tub was related to the stove in the kitchen. There is brief text explaining the pictures. Compare them to photos that children take of their homes today. Standards 1.4.0 and 2.1.2

Comments: This will be a great way for students to see change over time and compare the lives of two generations.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1039

Visit Pioneer Village

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=14803

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Take a virtual fieldtrip to a pioneer village in 19th century Utah. See a one-room school, a church, and the inside and outside of a cabin. Uses these pictures to compare life today and 150 years ago. Standards 1.4.1 and 2.1.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3800

8 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
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