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Showing Grade 3, Unit 3b, Central California: History
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Photos of Historical San Francisco and Los Angeles

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pnhtml/pnhome.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site can be used to access historical panoramic photographs of San Francisco or Los Angeles. Simply input the name of your desired city into the search engine and a multitude of photos wll be available to view. Excellent source for observing the development of a city over time! Standards 3.3.2, 4.4.2, and 4.4.4

Comments: These photos may be used for a virtual historical field trip.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2443

Presidio of San Francisco: Cultural History

http://www.nps.gov/prsf/history/index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The cultural history of the Presidio of San Francisco is broken into the following topics: Native History, Spanish Period. Mexican Period, U.S. Military, National Park, Archeology, and Architecture. Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 4.2.1, 4.2.4, and 4.2.8

Comments: The layout and pictures are great but the amount of information is limited at this National Park Service site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2517

Virtual Tour of Historic Davis

http://birchlane.davis.ca.us/projects/cardosa/VirtualTour/lobby.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This local history project was done by Birch Lane School in Davis, California. The class studied the town in which they live and its rich history. Standard 3.3.2 and 3.3.3

Comments: This is a delightful model web project your class could also do for your own town.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3378

City Hotel San Francisco

http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/5views/5views2h26.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: William Alexander Leidesdorff (1810-1848), a Black man native to the Virgin Islands and one of San Francisco's most prominent citizens, owned the City Hotel. Erected in 1846 on the corner of Clay and Kearny Streets, City Hotel was San Francisco's first public hotel of any note and a famous place of resort for miners and other city visitors. Standards 3.3.2 and 4.3.3

Comments: This site is part of the National Park Service's book and website Five Views of California.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 709

City of Santa Maria/Local History

http://www.ci.santa-maria.ca.us/index.html#CityProfile

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site provides a brief overview of the area's history from beginning to present. Standards 3.3.1, 3.3.2, and 3.3.3

Comments: This one page description is similar to ones developed by many cities. Classes may want to create a page for their communities.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 711

Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park

http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=21298

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site gives a brief background on the only California town to be founded, financed and governed by African Americans. Standard 3.3.3

Comments: This is a California State Parks site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 750

Cyber Serra Project

http://www.newhall.k12.ca.us/newhall/cyberserra/cyberserra.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Join us as Cyber Serra helps you tour the 21 California Missions. A modern Father Junipero Serra, Cyber Serra is a little more plump, and has some computer skills, but for the most part is still interested in his 21 missions, especially the eight he actually helped to build. Cyber Serra comes back to view the missions from his perspective, sporting a laptop computer and a box of doughnuts! He enjoys looking at each mission, including the landforms surrounding the mission. Standards 3.3.1, 4.2.3, 4.3.5. and 4.3.6

Comments: This is a clever angle on a mission tour.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 866

Fresno County History

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~hummingbird/Fresno-County/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Fresno County's history is as rich and diverse as its people and its agriculture. Its unique heritage, setbacks and successes set Fresno County apart. This site by Pauline Drury links to many resources and local stories. Standard 3.3.3

Comments: The authority of the site is not clear but the information is student friendly. The timeline at the Fresno Historical Society supports the information of the Drury site http://www.valleyhistory.org/YoureHistory.html

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1311

Hearst Castle

http://www.hearstcastle.org/tours/index.asp

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This page gives a history of the palatial estate along with a slide show, a tour of the grounds and a brief biography of Hearst. Standard 3.3.3

Comments: This site was developed by the Hearst Castle Foundation.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1498

Historic Map of San Francisco

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/san_francisco_1915.jpg

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This map shows both street and topographic detail of 1915 San Francisco. Standard 3.3.3

Comments: This is a high graphic content (1.3 MB) JPG.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1558

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