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“5th Grade Research Links”

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in announcement | 0 comments

The Erie Canal
1. National Geographic-Creating Canals (video):

The Gold Rush
1. PBS.org-map of the largest strikes:
2. History.com-videos:
The Gold Rush (2:37)

The Homestead Act
1. PBS.org-Frontier House video clips:

Lewis and Clark
1. Discovering Lewis and Clark:
2. National Geographic:
3. Kids Know It: Educational video with quiz:
4. National Geographic: Sacagawea:
5.History.com-videos:
6. Lewis and Clark Expedition (2:00)
7. Lewis and Clark Campsite (3:00)

The Louisiana Purchase
1. Louisiana Purchase Timeline, 1802-07 (from Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial):
2. Library of Congress-Primary documents:
3. Avalon Project at Yale Law Library-Primary documents:
4. WatchKnowLearn.org: Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell (1:11)
5. History.com-videos:
6. LA Purchase Doubles Size of America (2:00)
7. Jefferson Expands Presidential Power (3:36)

The Oregon Trail
1. WatchKnowLearn.org-videos: In the Wake of Lewis and Clark (5:39)

The Pony Express
1. National Geographic-map and photographs:

The Trail of Tears
1. “We Shall Remain” (5:27) from PBS Learning Media:

The Transcontinental Railroad
1. PBS.org-photo gallery:
2. History.com-videos:
The Transcontinental Railroad (4:00):
Evolution of Railroads (5:00):

The US-Mexican War
PBS.org:
1. Interactive timeline:
2. 24 short video clips:
3. America’s Story-Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo:
4. Library of Congress-Photographs from the conflict with Mexico:

History.com-Videos:
1. America: The Story of Us: The Alamo (2:37)
2. Alamo: Deconstructed:

February 20th ~ No School

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February 20th ~ No School

February 20th ~ No School ~ Presidents’ Day
Have a Great Weekend!

Picture Day

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Mark Your Calendar for Spring Picture Day!

Wednesday, February 08, 2017