Social Studies Websites
In Social Studies you will be learning about New York State History! I have included projects that you will be doing throughout the year. Also included are websites that I think you will enjoy while we are working on that that time period or era.
Geography Sites:Native American Sites:All About Wampum
Make your own wampum - http://www.nativetech.org/beadwork/beadgraph/index.html
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Indian Fact Sheet
Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address
Native American StoriesNative Languages of the Americas: Iroquois Legends
The No-Face Doll
Iroquois Creation Stories
Mohawk Indian Fact Sheet
Erie Canal Sites:
http://www.eriecanal.org/index.html - "Clintons' Big Ditch" - The famous song and story about the Erie Canal.
dencities.com/eriecanal.html - Erie Canal, A brief history of the 363-mile canal.
Mrs. Reis' and Mrs. Simmons' classes got together and made a pioneer ABC book.
Underground Railroad Sites:
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Basic History Sites:
www.nationalgeographic.com/kids - National Geographic for kids!
www.mnh.si.edu/ - National Museum of Natural History
www.howstuffworks.com/ - Great site to see how stuff works - from mosquitos to engines!
www.u.arizona.edu/ic/kmartin/School/amer1.htm- Colonial Life
http://www.memorialhall.mass.edu/ - Dress Colonial People - see what their clothes looked like.