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Showing Grade 4, Unit 3b, Gold Rush, Statehood, and the Westward Movement
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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: 1638

Sutter's Fort - Virtual Museum

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/suttersfort/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: See inside the rooms of Sutter's Fort as you study about the Gold Rush and other important topics of California's history. Standards 3.3.1 and 4.3.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2898

California As I Saw It

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cbhtml/cbhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900 consists of the full texts and illustrations of 190 works documenting the formative era of California's history through eyewitness accounts. Standard 4.4.3

Comments: The collection is easy to search and a great source of primary documents on early California history. Includes a concise overview of early California history.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 494

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's Untold Stories: Gold Rush!

http://www.museumca.org/goldrush.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has awesome pictures and background information from the Oakland Museum Gold Rush exhibit. It will certainly grab the attention of anyone with the slightest interest in the topic. Standards 3.3.2, 4.3.3, 5.8.4, and 8.8.2

Comments: There are lesson materials as well.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 570

Gold Rush: An American Experience

http://pbskids.org/wayback/goldrush/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This PBS site is a great source for pictures, maps, and text about the California Gold Rush made for kids. Standard 3.3.2 and 4.3.3

Comments: This site is fun and easy to explore. As in many PBS sites, enjoy it while it is here.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1397

Honeyman Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf9p3012wq

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a set of rare pictures and drawings of California in the era of statehood and somewhat after from the Bancroft Library. They are indexed by city and region, including San Francisco, San Diego, Monterey, Los Angeles, Humboldt, Coloma, etc. Standards 3.3 and 4.3

Comments: There is almost no text to support the images but they may be enlarged for whole class projection.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1630

Images of the American West and Civil War

http://www.treasurenet.com/images/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This extensive collection of images is indexed by subject and state. It includes images of the Civil War as well as many aspects of life in the American West. Standards 4.4.3, 4.4.4, 5.8.1, 8.8.2, and 8.10 (general)

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1690

Legacies of the Gold Rush: Of Dreams and Dirt

http://www.museumca.org/goldrush/fever20.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This virtual museum traces the history of California's Gold Rush through online exhibits related to the people who lived in California before discovery, mining methods, other ways of earning a living, the roads to California, the new people who migrated to the West, and early statehood. Users may access events by date and through primary resource exhibits on individual people or events. Standards 4.3 all, 5.8.6, 8.8.3 and 8.8.5

Comments: This resource by the Golden State Museum is the real treasure.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1945

Oregon Trail

http://www.endoftheoregontrail.org/histhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View a diagram of a "prarie schooner," learn about specific pioneers, and read primary accounts about life on the trail. The section on Claiming the Farm and Surveying the Land have important information about how land was claimed and registered, a system that affected California as well as Oregon. It favored the agressive land development entrepreneur rather than the Mexican Land Grant holders. Standards 4.4.4, 5.8.4 and 5.8.6

Comments: Easy to naivigate and lots of student friendly information.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2375

44 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
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