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Showing Grade 3, Unit 3c, Southern California: History
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Chinese Migration in California

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/1874.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a website of primary and secondary source text and photographs pertaining to the history of San Francisco. Standard 3.3.1

Comments: Excellent source for California history.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 643

Fray Juan Crespi's Diary Entries on Goleta

http://hep.ucsb.edu/people/hnn/crespi.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is from A Description of Distant Roads, Original Journals of the First Expedition into California, 1769-1770 which was the original journal of Father Juan Crespi who kept records of the exploration of California. This is the section on the first Spanish look at the Goleta-Santa Barbara area. Standards 3.3.1 and 4.2.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1294

History and Geography of Joshua Tree National Park

http://www.desertusa.com/jtree/jtdes.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about the history and geography of one of California's most famous desert sites, Joshua Tree National Park. Standards 3.1.2 and 3.3.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1568

History of the Los Angeles River

http://www.lalc.k12.ca.us/target/units/river/tour/hist.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site, created by Kurt Ballash at Jefferson H.S., uses primary source documents and visuals to narrate history about life along the L.A. River from Pre-Columbian times to the present. Standards 3.1.2 and 3.3.1

Comments: This is a companion resource for the Virtual Tour of the L.A. River.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1603

Juan Bautista de Anza: Blazed the Anza Trail

http://desertusa.com/magjan98/jan_pap/du_anza.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This brief biography of Juan Bautista de Anza explores his importance as the first European to establish an overland route from Mexico, through the Sonoran Desert, to the Pacific coast of California. Spanish explorers had been seeking such a route through the desert southwest for more than two centuries. Standards 3.3.1 and 4.2.3

Comments: This article was written by Bob Katz and is part of the Desert USA site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1854

Long Beach: The City, It's People

http://bixbyland.com/LBC_PDF.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This digital book from the Bixby Land Company overviews the history and people of Long Beach. It downloads as a pdf file and links to a Rancho Los Cerritos site. Standard 3.3.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3603

McDonalds History

http://64.233.187.104/search?q=cache:sUhzfM3IC_8J:www.mcdonalds.ca/pdfs/history_final.pdf+mcdonalds+hamburger+history&hl=en&client=safari

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a paper about the history McDonalds restaurants from their beginning in San Bernardino, California, in the late 1940s. It shows how the franchise became a worldwide industry after the McDonalds brothers sold to Ray Kroc in 1955. A timeline and pictures in support of the article may be found at http://www.route-66.com/mcdonalds/history.htm Standard 3.3.3, 3.5.1, 12e.2.7

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3605

Mission San Luis Rey

http://www.sanluisrey.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Visit the San Luis Rey Mission at this site. Learn about the history of the mission and view pictures of the buildings and artifacts. Standard 3.2.3, 3.3.1 and 4.2.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2177

Native People of San Diego - Where California Began

http://www.sandiegohistory.org/books/wcb/wcb.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a well organized online local history of San Diego. Originally a book by James Mills for the San Diego Historical Society, this student friendly resource will provide the story of San Diego from Native American times, through the Spanish and Mexican eras, to the coming of the Yankees, the World Wars and then modern San Diego. Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.5.2, and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2278

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

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