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Documents and Symbols of American Freedom

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/symbols_freedom/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore the content and meaning of key documents in American history such as the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Learn the importance of major symbols of American freedom such as the Bald Eagle, the 4th of July, the Star Spangled Banner, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Uncle Sam, Lady Justice and the Statue of Liberty. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: This is an especially useful web museum for English Learners at all grades and will also be a great review for a high school political cartoon study.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 966

Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony 1620

http://www.proteacher.com/cgi-bin/outsidesite.cgi?id=16646&external=http://www.rootsweb.com/~mosmd/&original=http://www.proteacher.com/090096.shtml&title=The%20Pilgrims%20&%20Plymouth%20Colony:%201620

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an annotated study guide on the Plymouth colony for teachers and students prepared by Duane Cline. It has information about both the English settlers and the Native Americans of the region. Within each section are links to further information or to lesson activities. Standards 3.4.6, 5.3.2, 5.4.2, and 8.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3776

Thanksgiving with Annie and Moby

http://www.brainpopjr.com/socialstudies/holidays/thanksgiving/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Brain Pop Jr. cartoon video examines why there is a Thanksgiving holiday. It puts the Pilgrims in historical context and looks at the negative outcomes for native peoples of previous contacts with Europeans but also shows have Squanto helped the colonists. It describes the first harvest celebration that was later called Thanksgiving and how the holiday is celebrated today. There are also suggested classroom and family activities. Standards K.6.1, 1.3.2, and 3.4.3

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3802

American Thanksgiving Traditions

http://www.plimoth.org/learn/history/thanksgiving/pumpkinpie.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Most of what we know about the 1621 event comes from the first-hand accounts of Governor William Bradford and Master Edward Winslow, leaders of the young Plimoth colony. Other facts can be gleaned by studying English harvest home traditions, available foodstuffs and cooking techniques, Separatist religious practices and 17th-Century English social patterns and customs. Here is a collection of information on all these subjects, prepared by Plimoth Plantation museum staff. Standards 1.3.2, 3.4.3, 5.3.2, and 5.4.2

Comments: Build analysis skills by comparing the information found here with the story of Thanksgiving found in a piece of children's literature.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 202

Declaration of Independence - 1776

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?page=document&doc=2

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Although the section of the Lee Resolution dealing with independence was not adopted until July 2, 1776, on June 10th the Continental Congress appointed a committee of five to draft a statement of independence for the colonies. The committee included Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Robert R. Livingston, and Roger Sherman, with the actual writing delegated to Jefferson. Here is what they wrote. Here is an introduction, a transcript, and a printable version in handwriting of the Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.3, 8.1.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.1 and 12.1.3

Comments: A high bandwidth connection is necessary to download the facsimile copy. This document is part of the Our Documents Project and a graduation requirement in California.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 904

Declaration of Independence, 1776

http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/freedom/doi/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 907

Declaration of Independence, 1776

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/bdsds/bdsdhome.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 908

Flag of the United States of America

http://www.usflag.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a wealth of information about the history of the U.S. flag, what it symbolizes, and how it should be cared for. Also on this site is the history of Flag Day, the words of the Pledge of Allegiance in several languages, and the Declaration of Independence. Standards K.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, and 3.4.3

Comments: The reading level is advanced for first grade but the visuals are large and can be projected.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1260

Philadelphia's Historic Mile

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The title says it all. As you stroll down the historic streets of Philadelphia, early America comes alive. At each stop, visitors are treated to interesting facts about the site and its significance to America's past. No study of colonial America is complete without this virtual tour of the streets where the Declaration of Independence was written and Benjamin Franklin and other American Founders once walked. Standards K.2, 1.3.2, 3.4.3, and 5.7.0

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2440

Philip Reid and the Statue of Freedom

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1932612423655902829&hl=en

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This video story of the slave (Philip Reid) who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol dome shows the importance of the work of enslaved people in creating Washington D.C as we know it. Standard 3.4.3

Comments: Use headphones at the computer if there a several students accessing this site.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 207

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