Colonial History 

                                  History - Jamestowne - 13 Colonies - California Missions - Various sites -French and Indian War - Other Resources - Webquests
                                            

                                                                                                                                                                                 
             

Colonial History for Kids - http://www.ducksters.com/history/colonial_america/
                           http://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial.htm
                           http://13colonies.mrdonn.org/
                           http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/history/
                           https://www.landofthebrave.info/
                           http://mrnussbaum.com/13-colonies/
                           http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/colonialtimes.htm

KidInfo - http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/colonization_colonial_life.html

Ben Franklin documentary from PBS      
                     
http://www.pbs.org/benfranklin/

Best of History Websites - http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/american-history/colonial

Multnomah Websites -
https://multcolib.org/homework-center/american-history

ProTeacher 13 Colonies links
    http://www.proteacher.com/090021.shtml

READ History! - http://www.udel.edu/readhistory/resources/colonial_weblinks.html

The Search for Roanoke - http://www.history.com/specials/roanoke-search-for-the-lost-colony
                          
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/11/science/the-roanoke-colonists-lost-and-found.html?_r=0
                           http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/08/150807-lost-colony-roanoke-hatteras-outer-banks-archaeology/
                           http://thelostcolony.org/bringing-history-to-life/roanoke-voyages/

                           **Roanoke worksheet from Mrs. Mitchell - http://www.kathimitchell.com/roanoke.htm



          Jamestown:

Introduction to Jamestown from Virginia - https://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/historic-jamestowne

Virtual Jamestown -
   
http://www.virtualjamestown.org/quicktime/jamestown_fort.html
    http://www.virtualjamestown.org/interactive.html

    Site map - http://www.virtualjamestown.org/siteindex.html

Historic Jamestowne Lessons and Online Activities
    http://historicjamestowne.org/
    http://www.historicjamestowne.org/learn/

Learn more about Jamestown, the first English settlement
   http://www.jamestowne.org

    Map - http://historicjamestowne.org/archaeology/map-of-discoveries/
    Timeline -
  http://historicjamestowne.org/history/history-timeline/
    List of Early Settlers http://historicjamestowne.org/history/history-of-jamestown/first-settlers/

Jamestown History
    
http://odur.let.rug.nl/%7Eusa/H/1994/ch1_p6.htm

News about the James Fort project
  
 http://www.harcourtschool.com/newsbreak/jamestown.html
    http://www.historyisfun.org/Jamestown-Settlement.htm
    http://historicjamestowne.org/july-2016/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamestown_Rediscovery
    
http://www.historywiz.com/exhibits/jamesfort.htm

Jamestowne quiz - http://school.discoveryeducation.com/quizzes25/wendyseger/Game3.html
                                http://www.solpass.org/4ss/print/PrintableJamestownminiquiz.htm

Teaching about Jamestown Web Sites
    Jamestown Changes - https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/jamestown-changes
    Teaching About Jamestown -
http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/teaching/jamestown/
    Lessons -
http://www.virtualjamestown.org/tscreators.html
    Webquest - http://www.historyglobe.com/jamestown/
                http://pocahontas-jamestown-webquest.weebly.com/

National Geographic Interactive - On the Trail of Captain John Smith
   http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/interactiveadventures/john-smith/
   http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/static-legacy/ngm/jamestown/



          American Colonies:
     New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies

13 Colonies - http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html

13 Colonies Life - http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonieslife.htm

Colonial American History -  http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/chap2.htm

The American Colonies from KidInfo -
     http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_Colonial_Life.html

13 Colonies - Clickable map with information
    http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/13mapnew.htm

13 Colonies map worksheet/quiz from Enchanted Learning
    
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/statesbw/13colonies/13colonies.shtml 
     plus another map -
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/label/13/13.shtml

New England Colonies -
  
http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_NE_Colonies.html
New England Colonies - http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch2_p2.htm
New England Colonies - http://www.usahistory.info/New-England/
**
New England Colonies worksheet from Teri Beckner
     http://www.kathimitchell.com/colonial worksheets/newenglandcolonies.doc

Middle Colonies -  
 
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/eighteen/ekeyinfo/midcol.htm

Middle Colonies from KidInfo -
   
http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_Mid_Colonies.html

Middle Colonies - http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch2_p3.htm
Middle Colonies - http://www.usahistory.info/colonies/
**
Middle Colonies worksheet from Teri Beckner 
    http://www.kathimitchell.com/colonial worksheets/middlecolonies.doc

Southern Colonies -
   
http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_S_Colonies.html
Southern Colonies - http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch2_p4.htm
Southern Colonies - http://www.usahistory.info/southern/
**
Southern Colonies worksheet from Teri Beckner
   
http://www.kathimitchell.com/colonial worksheets/southerncolonies.doc

Did your relatives come over on the Mayflower?
   http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/

**The Pilgrims - A Page of Activities and Links - 
   
http://www.kathimitchell.com/pilgrims.htm
               
Read about Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts
   http://www.osv.org

For Kids from Sturbridge Village  - http://www.osv.org/explore_learn/village_tour.html
    https://www.osv.org/education-youth-programs/educational-activities
   
http://www.osv.org/school/activities.html
   Teacher Lesson Plans - http://resources.osv.org/school/lesson_plans/index.php
 
Discover what life was like at Plimoth Plantation
  
http://web.archive.org/web/20040626082611/http://archnet.asu.edu/archnet/uconn_extras/historic/plimoth/plimoth.html
  
A Virtual Tour of Plimoth Plantation
  
http://gonewengland.about.com/library/blplimoth1new.htm

Colonial Children and their toys -  
  
http://web.archive.org/web/20041013131935/http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/samplers/colonialkids.html

A Study of the Colonial Economy
   http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/market_to_market/

Life in Colonial America - http://www.earlyamerica.com/

Interactive map of Paul Revere's ride - https://www.paulreverehouse.org/ride/

Virtual Tour of Philadelphia - http://www.ushistory.org/tour/index.html

Benjamin Franklin
    https://www.fi.edu/benjamin-franklin/benjamin-franklin-faq
    http://www.biography.com/people/benjamin-franklin-9301234
    http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/benjamin-franklin
    http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/
    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/
    ** Ben Franklin worksheet

Visit Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia -  http://www.history.org
  
or check out more on Williamsburg - http://www.history.org/history/

Travel to Mount Vernon and learn about George Washington
   http://www.mountvernon.org

George Washington's Papers -
   
http://gwpapers.virginia.edu/

Explore Monticello where Thomas Jefferson lived
    http://www.monticello.org



          California Missions  

        http://www.californiass-missions.org
        http://www.missionscalifornia.com/
        http://138.23.124.165/collections/permanent/projects/survey/missions/default.html
        http://californiamissionsfoundation.org/the-california-missions/

        http://www.tsoft.net/~cmi/
        http://www.californiamissions.com/menu.html
        http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/researchstarters/missions/

  Cyber Serra Mission Project
   
http://www.newhall.k12.ca.us/newhall/cyberserra/cyberserra.htm

  Junipero Serra
    http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/serra.htm

  California Missions by bike
    http://www.tsoft.net/~cmi/Reports.html

  California History from the Library of Congress
    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cbhtml/cbintro.html

  Successful California Missions activity - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/the_last_mission/ 

  California Mission Models - http://www.msyorksclass.net/student-projects/california-mission-model/
                             http://factcards.califa.org/mis/model.html
                             http://www.classbrain.com/artmission/publish/article_28.shtml
                             http://www.fieldtripmom.com/2014/01/how-to-make-california-mission-model.html
                             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPDXJYEZros
                             http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Allesandro_EL/docs%20and%20temps/Diorama%20of%20a%20California%20Mission.pdf
                             http://pblu.org/projects/the-22nd-california-mission


     Suggested sites from the American Library Association
       
http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/displaysection.cfm&sec=13

Library of Congress maps of North America 1750-90
  http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/S?ammem/gmd:@filreq(@field(COLLID+dsxpmap)+@field(COLLID+ct))

Rare maps from Colonial Times
  http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/colamer.html

Tour Boston's Freedom Trail
    
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/
    
http://www.nps.gov/bost/index.htm

     Links to The Freedom Trail

       http://www.kathimitchell.com/BFT.htm
     Boston Freedom Trail field trip pictures

       http://www.kathimitchell.com/Boston2002/bostonfieldtrip.html

Education in the Colonies
  
 
http://web.archive.org/web/20001211234700/http://alumni.cc.gettysburg.edu/~s330558/schooling.html
   
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13coloniesschool.htm
  
Hornbooks and Battledores
    
http://theartofthebook.blogspot.com/2006/10/hornbooks-and-battledores.html
      
http://www.stellabooks.com/articles/abc.php

     
Another source

Lessons for Colonial Education
    http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson166.shtml

Colonial America Scavenger Hunt about 13 Colonies
   http://www.ih.k12.oh.us/es/5/michael/colonial.htm
Colonial Currency and Coins  with pictures and information
   http://www.coins.nd.edu/ColCurrency/index.html


   French and Indian War:

The French & Indian War (PBS Jan. 18 and 25, 2006) Visit Relive Learn
    http://www.fortedwards.org/f-i-war/f-i-home.htm

Overview of French and Indian War from Ohio
    http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=498

French and Indian War from Netherlands site
    http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/E/7yearswar/fiw01.htm


Kidport Reference Library and other sources
    http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/FrenchIndian/FrenIndWar.htm
    
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/frenchandindianwar1.htm
    
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h608.html
   
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/related/frin.htm
   
http://www.historycentral.com/revolt/French.html
    
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_and_Indian_War

An overview of the French and Indian War
    
http://www.militaryheritage.com/7yrswar.htm

Maps of the French and Indian War
    http://www.masshist.org/maps/Intro/FISplash.htm


Other Resources:

Benjamin Franklin Webs from Mr. Leahy in Beaverton, Oregon -
 
http://teach.beavton.k12.or.us/~David_Leahy/FOV1-000828FB/0102/ben/ben.htm
 
also Cyberguide to Ben

Early America Archives plus Crossword Puzzle - http://earlyamerica.com

Colonial Lesson Plans - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Colonial_America/
                         
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=411
                         
http://edsitement.neh.gov/tab_lesson.asp?subjectArea=3&subcategory=22
                         
http://www.ushistorysite.com/colonies.php

Colonial Lesson Plans from The Teachers' Corner
   http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/colonial.htm

Colonists in the New World - lesson plans for teachers
   
http://www.nashville-schools.davidson.k12.tn.us/CurriculumAwards/colonists/colonists_in_the_new_world.htm

        Carol Hurst's Page of Books and Ideas -
         
http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/ushistory/colonial.html


       Johnny Tremain Study Guide
          
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary/pdf/johnny_tremain.pdf


       Paul Revere lesson from EDSITEment
- http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=782

       Paul Revere's Ride - Lesson plan about the poem -
          
http://www.emcp.com/product_catalog/school/litLink/Grade08/U09-06paulrevere/

Using Jean Fritz's books in the classroom -
   
http://www.kathimitchell.com/jeanfritz.doc
   
http://www.connected-learning.org/Products/sbrachlu2.htm

Suggested Activites Relating to the Spanish Missions
   http://library.thinkquest.org/3615/projects.html

French and Indian War Resource Guide -
   
http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-french-and-indian-war-resource-guide.aspx

  WebQuests:

A Royal Charter from the King
   
http://web.archive.org/web/20060618131200/http://www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/educators/cctech/currRes/charter.htm


California Missions Webquests:
  
 http://www.suhsd.k12.ca.us/mvm/netlinks/1missions4/1missions4.html
   
http://ousd.orinda.k12.ca.us/delrey/Classes/Fourth%20Grade/SpanishMissionsofCA.htm

Colonial America Webquest and Internet Travel
   
http://brebru.com/webquests/colonialtimes/colonialcrier/colonialcrier.html

Colonial American Art
   
http://www.teachtheteachers.org/find/wpShow.cgi?wpID=140

 Colonial Children Webquest
   
http://www.macomb.k12.mi.us/wq/WebQ97/COLAMER2.HTM

Colonial Towns
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/webquest/ushist/coltowns.htm

Colonial Webquests and projects:
   http://web.archive.org/web/20060708023649/http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/pgore/webquest.htm
   http://75.149.141.51/school/east/East/Colonial_Life_Web_Quest.html
   http://www.mrsanthes.com/homework.htm
  
http://www2.lhric.org/kat/wq/colonial.htm
  
http://teacher.scholastic.com/webquest/ushist/coltowns.htm
  
http://jo-annbrierley.tripod.com/
  
http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/smartfun/colonial/intro/index.html

Creating A Colony in a New Land 
   http://www.misscantillon.com/Creating%20a%20Colony%20in%20the%20.htm

From Colonies to States
   
http://www.mnps.org/Page34382.aspx

Jamestown Webquests - http://www.elktonbbc.com/Boyer/JamestownWebquest2.htm
                          
http://chalk.richmond.edu/education/projects/webquests/voyage/
   
                      http://www.moriahschool.org/Webquests/JamestownWQ/index.html

Life on Plimoth Plantation - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/plymouth/

Original 13 Colonies Webquest
   
http://ouray.cudenver.edu/~jswright/ColonialWebQuest.html

Thirteen Colonies WebQuest

   
http://coe.west.asu.edu/students/tbeckner/WebQuest/13colonies.html

Johnny Tremain Webquest and projects
   
http://www.classzone.com/novelguides/litcons/johnny/guide.cfm

   http://www.bolivar.k12.mo.us/BIS/bishome/eMINTS%20homepage/Webquests/johnnyt/intro.html
   http://www.macomb.k12.mi.us/wq/WebQ97/REVOLUT.HTM

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