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 web sites that I think you will enjoy while we are working on that that time period or era.
What happened on September 11th - for kids
http://encyclopedianys.syr.edu/index.html - The Encyclopedia of New York
www.ipl.org/youth/stateknow/ny1.html - New York History
www.eduplace.com/geo/indexhi.html - GEONET Game! (Geography of the United States)Wampum Belts -They tell our own personal stories.Native American Sites:
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:
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.