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Showing Grade 3, Unit 4d, United States: Famous Americans
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The Paul Revere - Midnight Rider Virtual Museum

http://www.kidsandhistory.net/paulvm/_welcome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From this Entrance Foyer you may visit five different exhibit halls about Revere and the American Revolution. Each exhibit has one or more activities for you to complete. Some activities can be done individually while others are better done in a small group or with your whole class. Check with your teacher first. The Midnight Rider Virtual Museum is designed to be visited in order, beginning with Hall One. This will build your knowledge of Paul Revere and his Midnight Ride step by step. Standards 3.4.6, 5.5.4 and 5.6.1

Comments: This site is also aligned to California Reading Language Arts Standards

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3061

Theodore Roosevelt

http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tr26.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a short biography of Theodore Roosevelt. Standards 2.5 and 3.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3124

World of Benjamin Franklin: Glimpses of the Man

http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/rotten.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about Benjamin Franklin's contributions as a scientist, inventor, statesman, printer, philosopher, musician and economist. Included are links to a timeline and Poor Richard's Almanac, Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.5.4, 5.5.3, 8.2.1 and 8.2.2

Comments: Some of the text is fairly difficult reading for young students, but the pictures are invaluable primary sources.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3529

Abraham Lincoln

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn interesting things about Abraham Lincoln's life and about his term as president of the United States during the Civil War at this site by Hero History. There is a timeline and the text of the site is broken into short chunks for young readers. A list of children's literature about Lincoln, and other people and events surrounding the Civil War are included. Standards K.6.1, 2.5, and 3.4.6

Comments: This is a commercial site, so be careful not to make a purchase at Amazon.com in the section on literature.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 59

Abraham Lincoln

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln2.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn interesting information about Abraham Lincoln's life at this website developed by a U.S. history teacher. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 8.10.4

Comments: It is recommended that teachers monitor student e-mail at this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 65

Abraham Lincoln Online

http://www.netins.net/showcase/creative/lincoln.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a resource of information and links about Abraham Lincoln. It includes speeches, writings and news of current Lincoln studies and events. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 8.10.4

Comments: A thorough resource for information on the 16th President of the United States. Explores most facets of Lincoln's life in and out of politics.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 62

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

Biographies of the Founding Fathers

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_founding_fathers.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the National Archives has short biographies plus good portraits of the 55 delegates indexed by state. Ones who did not sign the constitution are designated. Select "Meet the Founding Fathers." Standards 3.4.6, 5.7.2, 8.2.4, 11.1.2, and 12.1.4

Comments: Good starting point for students' study of Constitutional Convention delegates.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 390

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

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