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Jefferson's Home: Monticello

http://www.monticello.org/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Join this virtual tour of Monticello and explore "A Day in the life of Thomas Jefferson." Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.5.4, and 8.2.5

Comments: This is an excellent site to explore Jefferson's life, including his contribution to US history as well as his living quarters

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1812

Mount Vernon

http://www.mountvernon.org/learn/index.cfm/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Written at a 5th grade level, this site is probably best used with a teacher or other adult. Students may take a tour of Mount Vernon, read biographical information on George Washington, or send electronic trading cards to each other. There is even an online quiz! Standard 2.5

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2208

Part I: Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall and Rise of Thomas Alva Edison

http://www.npr.org/programs/lnfsound/stories/990129.stories.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a sound recording of a short radio play about Thomas Edison. The sounds in the story range from the first ever recorded words to diamond discs cut in 1927. Some of these archival artifacts are worn by time and play. But listen and you will hear some of the oldest sound recordings that exist. Standards 2.5, 8.12.9, 10.3.2, and 11.5.6

Comments: You will need Real Audio to hear the recordings.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2410

Part II: Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall and Rise of Thomas Alva Edison

http://www.npr.org/programs/lnfsound/stories/990205.stories.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a sound recording of the second part of a short radio play about Thomas Edison. The sounds in the story range from the first ever recorded words to diamond discs cut in 1927. Some of these archival artifacts are worn by time and play. But listen and you will hear some of the oldest sound recordings that exist anywhere. Standards 2.5, 8.12.9, 10.3.2, and 11.5.6

Comments: You need Read Audio to hear the recordings at this site.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2411

Paul Revere House: Paul Revere Biography

http://www.paulreverehouse.org/bio/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Find out about Paul Revere's life, his silversmith business and those important years at the beginning of America as a nation. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.5.4, and 5.6.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2416

Theodore Roosevelt

http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tr26.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a short biography of Theodore Roosevelt. Standards 2.5 and 3.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3124

World of Benjamin Franklin: Glimpses of the Man

http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/rotten.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about Benjamin Franklin's contributions as a scientist, inventor, statesman, printer, philosopher, musician and economist. Included are links to a timeline and Poor Richard's Almanac, Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.5.4, 5.5.3, 8.2.1 and 8.2.2

Comments: Some of the text is fairly difficult reading for young students, but the pictures are invaluable primary sources.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3529

Abraham Lincoln

http://www.imahero.com/herohistory/abe_herohistory.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn interesting things about Abraham Lincoln's life and about his term as president of the United States during the Civil War at this site by Hero History. There is a timeline and the text of the site is broken into short chunks for young readers. A list of children's literature about Lincoln, and other people and events surrounding the Civil War are included. Standards K.6.1, 2.5, and 3.4.6

Comments: This is a commercial site, so be careful not to make a purchase at Amazon.com in the section on literature.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 59

Abraham Lincoln

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln2.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn interesting information about Abraham Lincoln's life at this website developed by a U.S. history teacher. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 8.10.4

Comments: It is recommended that teachers monitor student e-mail at this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 65

Abraham Lincoln Online

http://www.netins.net/showcase/creative/lincoln.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a resource of information and links about Abraham Lincoln. It includes speeches, writings and news of current Lincoln studies and events. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 8.10.4

Comments: A thorough resource for information on the 16th President of the United States. Explores most facets of Lincoln's life in and out of politics.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 62

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