http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/index.htm


Colonies
http://www.landofthebrave.info/
www.softschools.com
http://mrnussbaum.com/united-states-history-for-kids/

TIMELine for your Colony
Find important dates and list for your colony TIMELINE Maker


MAP SKILLS... do you know where?
Geography Guess places around the world https://geoguessr.com/
WORLD Geography Games http://world-geography-games.com/
Latitude Game: http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/latitude_longitude/
Name the 50 States http://online.seterra.net/en/vgp/3003

iCivics
https://www.icivics.org/games


COMING TO BELLINGHAM:
Find out about your history of your family:
City-Data.com Check out the cities your family moved from
Family Search Use names and dates
The AGE OF EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY

Can one man with one idea change the whole view the world has?
How do discoveries influence what we believe, and impact our lives forever?
How do the explorations change what we know about the world?


Why do Explorers go exploring?

Taking notes from a video? How good are you.
Let's compare the Sailors and see what they discovered.
http://www.biography.com/people/ferdinand-magellan-9395202

De Gama
http://www.biography.com/people/vasco-da-gama-9305736

Cabot
http://www.biography.com/people/john-cabot-9234057




Life of a Sailor in the 16th Century
Explore life on a ship. What was it like? What were the challenges?
http://www.rmg.co.uk/explore/sea-and-ships/facts/ships-and-seafarers/life-at-sea-in-the-age-of-sail


Explorers Resources - These section is links to explorers!
Which Explorer had the biggest impact about changing the views of the world?
What do you think?

http://mrnussbaum.com/explorersflash/


The Viking's Discover AMERICA? What even before Columbus?
http://www.history.com/topics/exploration/exploration-of-north-america/videos/leif-erickson-vs-christopher-columbus


Videos
Turning Points in History Video -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3fYF6YvesA&feature=related
In the Footsteps http://www.wliw.org/marcopolo/video/watch-the-full-episode/324/






Colonies! Settling America.. .one person.. one family.. at a time.
Making the Choice.. Choosing a Place to live.
Families think about many things about where to live. What influenced early colonists to settle where they did?

The Colonies
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nAzYt6a9Mg

The Pilgrim Fathers
http://www.saburchill.com/history/chapters/empires/0007.html
Life in the Colonies
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/introduction.htm

Jamestown 1607
Jamestown Video
http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown/videos/jamestown-founded-in-1607
Life in Jamestown - Video
http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown



http://historyisfun.org/pdf/Life-at-Jamestown-Lesson-Plans/LifeatJamestown.pdf
Daily Life in Plymouth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYJdp1U4zZQ
http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/researchstarters/plymouth/
http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/daily_life/

Watch From their Viewpoint
http://www.historyisfun.org/chronicles/main.html
On the Trail of Captain John Smith
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/interactiveadventures/john-smith/
A Short History on Jamestown
http://www.nps.gov/jame/historyculture/a-short-history-of-jamestown.htm

You compare Jamestown or Plymouth
http://www.nps.gov/jame/historyculture/jamestown-and-plymouth-compare-and-contrast.htm

History Channel - Videos on Jamestown
http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown

Immigration
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/immigration/

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/index.htm


Learn Your Continents and Oceans
http://mrnussbaum.com/continents-and-oceans/

Becoming the United States

Did you ever wonder how the United States formed? How did it get its name? Who helped? How were our laws made?


The President of the United StatesWhitehouse Website Presidents of the United States The Presidents Where were the Presidents born?
How Laws are made:
Ben's Guide toU.S. Government Congress for Kids The Consitution of the United States
3 Branches of Government: Jepordy Challenge
U.S. Senate Who are the Senators?
Kids in the House! Learn about theHouse of Representatives How a Bill Becomes a Law
Where are the states? Place the States Play GeoSPy USA STATE GAMES Maps of the States
State Facts Facts about the States
Symbols of the United States U.S. Flag Unforgettable Symbols Quiz State Symbols Coloring Sheets
Statue of Liberty Hunt
Documents of the United States Read these documents
PowerPoints for Government PowerPoints for Symbols Crayola Color pages America Symbols Color


Who were the presidents that helped to lead and run the United States?
What qualitites to they have that you might find in a fifth grade Top Cat US Goverment Games -- Learn about the branches of Government, the Constitution, and more! US Presidents -- learn about the presidents of the United States!



Colonies! Settling America.. .one person.. one family.. at a time.
Making the Choice.. Choosing a Place to live.
Families think about many things about where to live. What influenced early colonists to settle where they did?

The Pilgrim Fathers
http://www.saburchill.com/history/chapters/empires/0007.html
Life in the Colonies
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/introduction.htm

Life in Jamestown
http://historyisfun.org/pdf/Life-at-Jamestown-Lesson-Plans/LifeatJamestown.pdf
Daily Life in Plymouth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYJdp1U4zZQ
http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/researchstarters/plymouth/
http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/daily_life/

Watch From their Viewpoint
http://www.historyisfun.org/chronicles/main.html
On the Trail of Captain John Smith
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/interactiveadventures/john-smith/
A Short History on Jamestown
http://www.nps.gov/jame/historyculture/a-short-history-of-jamestown.htm

You compare Jamestown or Plymouth
http://www.nps.gov/jame/historyculture/jamestown-and-plymouth-compare-and-contrast.htm



History Channel - Videos on Jamestown
http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown



Ellis Island... a story about immigration
Explore the following website...
What is immigration? When does this happen? Why do people immigrate?

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/index.htm


Coming To Bellingham...
Family Tree - Fill it out
http://kids.familytreemagazine.com/kids/default.asp


Finding Information about your ancestors
https://familysearch.org/
http://immigrants.byu.edu/


Countries of the WORLD
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/

http://kids.yahoo.com/reference/world-factbook



Other things to research
How did you get your name?
Where Would You Settle? Choosing a home in the Colonies.
Use the following links to help support your research
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/13mapnew.htm (clickable map)
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htmroanoke-colony-2.jpg
http://eev.liu.edu/kk/colonial/resources.htm
http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/colonies.htm

Geography Information:
http://www.brtprojects.org/cyberschool/history/ch04/4answers.pdf

Election Results... History in the Making
http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/President/2012/

Electorial College
http://dep.disney.go.com/itt-electoralcollege.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IfUZxk8gag&feature=fvwrel

The PRESIDENTS
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/president/gallerymain.aspx
Here are a ton, too:
http://mrsrumney.pbworks.com/w/page/34746932/Colonial%20Links
Colonial America - Coming to the United States


Would you have survived life in the colonies? Take the surveyto find out
Tour homes in the colonies, see what rooms were like, check out the clothing. Colonial 360 Images


Watch Videos to Learn about Life in the Colonies

Overview -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2M-aGbdcK8&feature=related


Mayflower Voyage and Plymouth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h102eWmDRsg&feature=related
Jamestown
http://www.history.com/shows/america-the-story-of-us/videos/life-in-jamestown#life-in-jamestown


The English Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Chm7mQu9_P0&feature=related
The New England Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqp8BReJkgQ&feature=related
The Middle Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu9dQlQIeFM&feature=related
The Southern Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZzviIaptvE&feature=related

The New England Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ScZh2-QLOE&feature=related
The Middle Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw9pw8rIDlU&feature=related
The Southern Colonies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3KAOWye1AM&feature=related


Information About the Colonies

Colonial America http://www.mce.k12tn.net/colonial_america/colonial_america.htm



Where are the states?
Place the States
Play GeoSPy
USA STATE GAMES
Maps of the States
Exploration and Discovery

Explorers are strange men. They had to take great chances and risk lives of many people.
Your challenge is to learn about the life of an explorer. Where did he go? How did his discoveries change ideas in the world at that time?
How can one person have a BIG impact on ideas and knowledge?!!!???!!?!?!?

Turning Points in History Video -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3fYF6YvesA&feature=related
In the Footsteps http://www.wliw.org/marcopolo/video/watch-the-full-episode/324/



Explorers Hall of Fame Research Project



WORLD View?
What did the explorers think the world looked like?
200 BC http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mappa_di_Eratostene.jpg
Map 150 AD http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ad/Ptolemy_World_Map.jpg
Map 1570 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e2/OrteliusWorldMap1570.jpg





Becoming the United States
Did you ever wonder how the United States formed? How did it get its name? Who helped? How were our laws made?

Locate the States:
Name the Capitals of each State:

US Presidents
The President of
the United StatesWhitehouse Website
Presidents of the
United States
The Presidents
Where were the Presidents born?
How Laws are made:
School House Rocks YouTube
Branches of Government
How a "BILL" Becomes a "LAW"
The Preamble
Electoral College
Ben's Guide toU.S. Government
Congress for Kids
The Consitution of the United States
3 Branches of Government:
Jepordy Challenge
U.S. Senate
Who are the Senators?
Kids in the House!
Learn about theHouse of Representatives
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Who are the states Representatives?
Where are the states?
Place the States
Play GeoSPy
USA STATE GAMES
Maps of the States
State Facts
Facts about the States
Symbols of the United States
U.S. Flag
Unforgettable Symbols Quiz
State Symbols Coloring Sheets
Statue of Liberty Hunt
Documents of the United States
Read these documents
PowerPoints for Government
PowerPoints for Symbols
Crayola Color pages
America Symbols Color

Who were the presidents that helped to lead and run the United States? What qualitites to they have that you might find in a fifth grade Top DOG?
US Goverment Games -- Learn about the branches of Government, the Constitution, and more!
US Presidents -- learn about the presidents of the United States!


School House Rock- Schooltube Videos

How a Bill Becomes a Law


United States Constitution




The Preamble
Electoral College

Congress-- Checks and Balances
Federal Powers vs. State Powers

Women's Right to Vote
Fire Works -- Independence Day!






History Rocks:

Colonies of the New World:
Before the new world was formed many Europeans came to settle in this wild frontier. Remember nothing was here, No roads, no houses, no stores. As the colonists started building a life in the new land, they created a whole new country. How did the United States become the United States. What did these new colonists due to help change the worlds view?

Research your assigned colony.
Use the links from the All Stars Page: https://birchwoodallstars.wikispaces.com/Social+Studies