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Showing Grade 3, Unit 4d, United States: Famous Americans
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Footsteps to Freedom: Retracing the Underground Railroad

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http://www.blackvoicenews.com/ugr/ugr_2004/index.php

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Join a delegation of educators from Southern California as they retrace the treacherous trails followed by fugitive slaves seeking freedom in Canada in the years before the American Civil War. Relive the stories of the people who made freedom real in America. There are also activities, literature and other gems to explore. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.4.6, 8.7.2, 8.7.4 and 8.9.0

Comments: Follow 32 educators as they explore the escape route of countless freedom seekers who escaped slavery and built a new life in Canada during the early and mid 19th century.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1271

Women in the American Revolution

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/women_american_revolution/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Everyone's heard of Paul Revere, George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Peyton Randolph, but who knows about Molly Pitcher, Penelope Barker, Esther Reed, or Patience Wright? Well, if you haven't, you've come to the right place. Standard 3.4.6 and 5.6.3

Comments: There are activities to support the content of this Virtual Museum.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3497

Benjamin Franklin in His Own Words

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/franklin-home.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Benjamin Franklin: In His Own Words, indicates the depth and breadth of Benjamin Franklin's public, professional, and scientific accomplishments through important documents, letters, books, broadsides, and cartoons. Marking the tercentenary of Franklin's birth, this exhibition, concentrates on his achievements as a printer and writer, an inventor and scientist, and, particularly, as a politician and statesman. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.5.4, 5.5.3, 8.2.1 and 8.2.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 3787

Benjamin Franklin: An Enlightened American

http://library.thinkquest.org/22254/home.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This student-developed site has a thorough biography of Benjamin Franklin, his writings, quotes and sayings, and a description of his major inventions. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 5.5.4

Comments: As with any student-developed site, this one should not be considered authoritative but it is recommended by the Franklin Institute.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 370

George Washington

http://www.history.org/Almanack/people/washhdr.cfm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: A George Washington biography, a description of his time in Williamsburg, and an excerpt from the book Duel in the Wilderness. 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: 1362

George Washington

http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/gw1.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a short, two page biography of George Washington. 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: 1364

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.pps.k12.or.us/district/depts/itss/buckman/timeline/kingframe.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are links to a student illustrated story and text of Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech. Standard 1.5.1, 2.5 and 3.4.6

Comments: Original artwork and stories are outstanding. These children's drawings about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life will inspire you to develop a similar student project in your classroom.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1485

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

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

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

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