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Showing Grade 2, Unit 5, People Who Made a Difference
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Benjamin Franklin

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Benjamin Franklin is one of the greatest Americans in history. As a writer, printer, newsman, publisher, editor, civic leader, inventor, scientist, philosopher, musician, patriot, statesman, and diplomat, he contributed to society in almost every aspect. Learn about his life at this site. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 5.5.4

Comments: The IMAHero site is written especially for children and includes a list of books. The list is linked directly to Amazon.com for ordering so children will need supervision.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 369

Betsy Ross Home

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: There is a history of Betsy Ross and the flag, activities to do, and flag trivia at this site by U.S. History.org. There is also a gallery of historical American flags. Standards 1.3.2, 2.5, 3.4.3 and 5.6.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 376

Birthplace of a Leader: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/9801/king/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Explore this Atlanta neighborhood that nurtured King on his way to adulthood, and comforted the adult King through years of struggle . The buildings are open for touring from any computer. They look much as they might have when King and his family lived on Auburn Avenue. Standards K.6.1, 2.5, and 3.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 403

George Washington

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/wash

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This discussion of the life of George Washington by the Library of Congress "America's Library" site provide information on Washington's achievements as a general, his marriage to Martha and their life at Mt. Vernon. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 5.5.4

Comments: This information is brief but the primary source graphics are wonderful and most may be expanded for whole class projection.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1363

IMA Hero: Benjamin Franklin

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This website about Benjamin Franklin portrays him as a hero. It contains a brief biography, a timeline, a bookstore, photos, and URL links. "Bear" in mind that this site is produced by a stuffed animal company. Standards 3.4.6 and 2.5

Comments: This is written in a clear, effective manner for young readers.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1673

IMA Hero: Christopher Columbus

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a website about the explorer Christopher Columbus, portrqaying him as a hero. This site contains a brief biography, a timeline, a bookstore, photos, and URL links. Standards 2.5 and 5.2.1

Comments: Some readers will hold a different view of Columbus but the information at this site is an important perspective to understand.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1674

IMA Hero: Thomas Alva Edison

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a website about the inventer Thomas Alva Edison. It features a brief biography, a timeline, a bookstore, photos, and URL links. "Bear" in mind that this site is produced by a stuffed animal company. Standards 2.5 and 8.12.9

Comments: This site is easy to read but has enough quality information to support the inventions unit in grade 8.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1678

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

Lincoln Letter Shows the Human Side of War

http://www.harcourtschool.com/newsbreak/lincoln.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This brief text describes a true incident during the civil War in which Lincoln released a confederate prisoner of war to his old friend Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy. Standard 2.5

Comments: This site is also in Spanish.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1991

Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/lucidcafe/library/96jan/king.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This concise biography of Martin Luther King Jr. has links to Gandhi, the Nobel Peace Prize and other U.S civil rights leaders. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 11.10.4

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2107

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