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Showing Grade 4, Unit 2c, Missions, Presidios, Ranchos, and Pueblos
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How Big Were Their Footprints? A Study of Loma Linda History

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This virtual museum will take you on a tour of Southern California history from Native Peoples through the late nineteenth century. You will explore the "footprints" left by people who inhabited the area near the modern city of Loma Linda. Standards 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 4.2.1, and 4.2.3

Comments: This page was written especially for third grade students and English Learners.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1639

California History Online - California Historical Society

http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/online.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online history has chapters and 400 images on the following topics: 1) The Physical Setting: California and Beyond 2) The First Californians: Native Cultures 3) European Exploration: Voyages of Discovery 4) A Spanish Colonial Frontier: Missions, Presidios, Pueblos 5) Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos 6) The Gold Rush: California Transformed 7) The Impact of the Railroad: The Iron Horse and the Octopus 8) Economic Growth: Progress and Its Discontents 9) The Great Depression: California in the Thirties Standards: 4.1.3, 4.1.5, 4.2 all, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.4.1, 4.4.6 and 4.4.8

Comments: Because of the manner in which this site is posted you cannot bookmark the sections on each topic. From the page at this URL select California History Online and then Text Only or Annotated Timeline.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 512

California Mission Internet Trail

http://www.escusd.k12.ca.us/mission_trail/MissionTrail.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is being constructed by students up and down the state of California to serve as a central resource for information on the California Missions. The effort is being coordinated by Pioneer School and Oak Hill School in Escondido, California as part of the Building the Future Project. Standards 3.3, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, and 4.2.6

Comments: This is a useful, well organized site.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 537

Impact of the Railroad: The Iron Horse and the Octopus

http://www.californiahistory.net/rr_frame_main.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: California was a colonial province of the Spanish empire during the years 1769 to 1821. Located on the northern frontier of New Spain, California was far removed from the cosmopolitan center of the empire. The central institutions of Spanish California were the Franciscan missions founded along the coast from San Diego to San Francisco. Presidios provided limited military protection while pueblos emerged as fledgling civilian centers. Standards 4.2.3, and 4.2.4

Comments: The text is brief and easy-to-read.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1699

La Ruta de las Misiones

http://www.mexicodesconocido.com.mx/english/centros_y_monumentos_historicos/norte/detalle.cfm?idpag=205&idsub=0&idsec=21

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The magazine M xico desconocido (Mexico Unknown) has published these very informative articles about the history of the missions and how they were developed in California. There is also information about missions in other parts of Mexico so students may compare. This site is in Spanish. Standards 3.3.1, 4.2.3, 4.3.5, 4.3.4 and 4.3.6

Comments: This is a thorough site and is a wonderful resource in an ESL class or a Spanish language history class.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1913

Serra's San Diego

http://sandiegohistory.org/books/ssd/ssd.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In just over two hundred years, European settlers transformed San Diego from a region sparsely populated by Indians to an expanding urban metropolis. On July 16, 1769, Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish missionary founded Mission San Diego de Alcala. Soldiers who accompanied the missionaries later served at the Royal Presidio of San Diego, a fortress which contained the mission. These two institutions - presidio and mission - formed the nucleus of Hispanic life during San Diego's early years. This online book tells the story of this period of California history. Standards 3.2.4, 3.3.3, 4.2.3 and 4.2.4

Comments: This was written by Iris H. W. Engstrand for the San Diego Historical Society.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2750

Spanish Missions of California

http://library.thinkquest.org/3615/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This award winning ThinkQuest site has quality information about the mission period of California history. It includes a virtual tour of Mission San Juan Capistrano, background on the lives of the Native Americans, changes brought by the Spanish, and the effect these changes had on the native peoples. Standards 3.3.1, 4.2.0, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, and 5.4.5

Comments: While the site was written by students for students, it has been cited by mission period scholars as a valuable resource.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2821

Statehood

http://www.californiahistory.net/goldFrame-statehood.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This California Hitorical Soceity page describes the steps that California made to become a state in the United States. Primary source photos make this an interesting site. Standards 4.2.3, and 4.2.4

Comments: The text is brief and easy-to-read.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2841

California History

http://www.jspub.com/4grdch5a.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This James Stevenson Publishing site has material to support the Oh California textbook for 4th grade history. Learn about the California Missions, Mexican California, the Westward movement - the Donner Party, and the Bear Flag Revolt. It also links to childrens literature selections to purchase that support California History. Standards 3.3.1, 3.2.3, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.8, 4.3.2, 4.3.3 and 4.3.5

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 521

California Missions: A Virtual Tour

http://www.californiamissions.com/menu.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This commercial site has examples of mission music and a tour led by a cartoon padre. The music samples of sacred music, Spanish folk music, and native American birdsongs add an authentic "ambience" to the traditional study of this important part of California history. Standards 3.2.3, 3.3.1, 4.2.5 and 4.2.6

Comments: It will be necessary to monitor student access to the "gift shop" and the advertisements for CD versions of the music are distracting.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 543

23 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 4, Unit 2c, Missions, Presidios, Ranchos, and Pueblos
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