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Lesson Plans with the Internet

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Using the Internet

1. Ready to go sites (navigation lessons)

Underground Railroad lesson
http://www.socialstudies.com/c/@neOEcXtPaQE36/Pages/article.html?article@underground1

Cultural Literacy Test (S.S. Service)
http://catalog.socialstudies.com/c/@FFpJBhsfCQ2D6/Pages/article.html?article@culturalliteracy

MLK, Jr., Scavenger Hunt: http://users.massed.net/~tstrong/Martin.htm

PBS Lewis and Clark simulation:
http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/into/index.html

2. Collect and Create lessons

Primary Sources

The Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/
National Archives:  http://www.nara.gov/
Repositories of Primary Sources: http://www.uidaho.edu/special-collections/Other.Repositories.html
Archives and Archivists: http://www.muohio.edu/archiveslist/
Maryland State Archives: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/
New york State Archives: http://www.sara.nysed.gov/
Cornell U: http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/
American Strategy: http://americanstrategy.org

Document Analysis Worksheets: http://www.nara.gov/education/teaching/analysis/analysis.html
Using Primary Sources: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/primary.html#abcd
(this is a guide for using primary sources)

Invention Timeline: Gil's handout
Immigration Scrapbook / Process: Gil's handout

American Revolution (Crossroads): http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/crossroads/sec4/Unit_4/index.html

Virtual Field Trip: Mount Vernon
http://www.mountvernon.org

3. Research lessons

History Day Project: Gil's handout

4. Keypal lessons

Immigrant Scrapbook: Gil's handout

5. Collaborative lessons

Telecommunication and Telepresence
http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~jbharris/Virtual-Architecture/Telecollaboration/more-telecollaboration.html

6. Student Web Sites / PowerPoint / Hyperstudio

Native American Board