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Showing Grade 5, Unit 3, Native Americans and New Settlers
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Conquest of America

http://www.historychannel.com/conquest/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This History Channel website tells the story of the exploration and conquest of North America through the words of the men who undertook the journeys including Coronado, Ribault, Menendez, Hudson, Bering, and Rezanov. Standards 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.4, 7.11.1 and 7.11.2

Comments: The site was developed to support a History Channel program avaiable on DVD but has a rich set of information that it may be used independently.

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2818

Conquistadors

http://www.pbs.org/opb/conquistadors/about/about.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This PBS On-Line Learning Adventure parallels the documentary "Conquistadors," broadcast in the Spring of 2001. It is a virtual field trip for students with an array of interactive activities and information to learn more about the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors in the New World and the historical legacy of their contact with Native Americans. Standard 5.3.1, 5.3.2 and 7.7.3

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 795

Discovering Lewis and Clark

http://www.lewis-clark.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This hyperhistory of Lewis and Clark by the Montana Committee for the Humanities has excerpts from the journals, aerial pictures of the regions they explored today, maps, and articles by historians. There are also background geography information, pictures of tools used on the expedition, descriptions of Indians they met, including Sakakawea. Standards 5.8.3 and 8.8.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3601

English Settlement

http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog02/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Two dramatically different English settlements, New England and Virginia, developed in the 17th century, beginning a collision of values, cultures and economies that have prevailed throughout the American story. Key features of this Biography of America site include an interactive key events chart, a map, a webography and a transcript of the video from which the site was developed. Standards 5.3.2 and 5.4 general.

Comments: The links to primary sources are very rich.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1100

MayflowerHistory.com

http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a complete site with history of the Mayflower, and inventory, passenger lists, and primary documents such as the Mayflower Compact and Thanksgiving Proclamation. The sections of the site devoted to the Mayflower Compact (1620), Peace Treaty with Massasoit (1621), Peirce Patent (1621), Division of Land (1623), Division of Cattle (1627), and the Pilgrim-related Leyden Documents are particularly helpful in learning Standards 5.3.2, 8.2.1 and 11.3.1.

Comments: Teachers, take a look at the Thanksgiving on the Net site at http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/ for a discussion of the National Day of Mourning to which Mr. Johnson refers.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2130

New World Encounters

http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog01/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site from the Biography of America series takes the viewer from the first Americans to European conquest. Four interactive features tell the story: the Image as History is of Acoma Pueblo, the Map feature shows pre-colonial America and the routes of de Soto and Coronado. There is a full transcript of the video program and a webography of primary and secondary sources. Standards 5.2.1, 5.3.1, 7.11.1 and 7.11.2

Comments: The map and timeline are especially useful resources for English learners.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2309

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

Raid on Deerfield: the Many Stories of 1704

http://www.1704.deerfield.history.museum/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This rich historical site tells the story of colonial settler-American Indian relations in the 17th and 18th centuries through the story of Deerfield, Massachusetts. On February 29, 1704 a group of about 300 French & Native allies invaded the English settlement of Deerfield. They captured 112 Deerfield men, women, & children, who they marched 300 miles to Canada. Later, over one-third chose to remain among their captors. Events are examined from 5 perspectives: the Mohawk, Abenaki, Huron, French, & English. More than 100 artifacts, 13 interactive maps, 12 essays, & 100 illustrations are included. Standards 5.3.1, 5.3.3, and 5.3.4

Comments: This site has lessons, maps and primary sources that will be useful as support to many pieces of children's literature of the early colonial period.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2563

Spanish Exploration and Conquest of Native America

http://www.floridahistory.com/inset11.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is the conquest of America from a Native American perspective. Cabeza de Vaca's eight years in North America, starting in 1528, set the stage for Hernando de Soto to lead an army of settlers from Havana, Spain's "Ellis Island," into America in the 1540's. This is an extensive site with maps and primary source materials. It was written by Donald E. Sheppard and has received numerous awards including the American anthropology and History Award. Standards 5.2.2, 5.3.1, 5.3.4, 7.7.3, and 7.11.2

Comments: The graphics are plentiful but the clarity could be better.

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2817

Story of the Virginia English Colony at Jamestown: A HistoryWiz Exhibit

http://historywiz.com/exhibits/jamestown-mm.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by History Wiz is a multimedia exhibit of the founding of Jamestown. It includes paintings and maps showing Indian villages and English settlements, and key leaders and historical incidents. Standards 5.3.2, and 5.4.2

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2863

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