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A Year in American History Project - Grade 11  [Mr. Koenig]

Inserted Image   American Decades - ebooks that document periods of contemporary American social history

Inserted Image  St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture - ebook

 

History Central - Includes timelines, a section devoted to American wars, and the 20th Century Almanac, which gives popular culture and historical information for any given year in the twentieth century.

American Cultural History - The 20th Century - These research guides by the decade provide an excellent overview of what happened in the U.S. during the 19th & 20th centuries.

Eye Witness to History:  20th century - An award-winning website presenting history through the perspective of those who actually lived it - from the ancient world through the 20th century.

Awesome Stories -  primary-source information created to help educators and individuals find original sources located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites.

American Studies:  The 1930's - The University of Virginia hosts this site on the 1930's

Infoplease Almanac - Includes a "Year by Year Chronology: 1900 - 2008, a "This Day in History" section, biographical information on more than 30,000 people, etc.

HistoryNet - Contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in HistoryNet's various magazines, covering almost every period of history.

American Memory - Collections of primary source materials from the Library of Congress.  Includes a "Today in History" section with information on what happened in American history every day of the year.

National Archives - Good source for primary documents from American history

eThemes - This source has links to up-to-date and safe online resources, maintained by the University of Missouri.  For this project, click on the A-Z link, then  D  to get to the list of links to Decade  information.

Archer Audio Archives - Headlines and audio from 1900 - 1999

 

Additional Sites: (prices, names, language)

History of Postage Rates

Popular Names - The most popular baby names by decade from the 1880's to the 2000's, determined by the Social Security Administration

Consumer Price Index

Food Timeline - Historic food prices

Historical Timeline of Milk - A brief history of cow's milk, from the ancient world to the present

Historical Dictionary of American Slang - Over 2200 slang words with the centuries in which they were first printed

Infoplease Perpetual Calendar - View any month, any year, in the Gregorian calendar

Weather History

 

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Informative Paper on Ancient Greece - Grade 9   [Mr. Koenig]

Best of History Web Sites: Ancient/Biblical Greek History - an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to web sites on Ancient and Biblical Greek history

History Link 101: Ancient Greece - written by a history teacher, this page connects you to art, biographies, daily life, pictures, and research on Ancient Greece.

Ancient Greece - Online source of information on the Ancient Greek World provided by University Press Inc.

Ancient Greece - The British Musuem - explores the world of ancient Greece using objects from the British Museum.

Livius:  Articles on Ancient History - Greece - website on ancient history written and maintained since 1996 by Dutch historian Jona Lendering.

Greek Medicine - Materials and information about Greek medicine compiled by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

The Ancient Greek World - the Ancient Greek World virtual gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

The Ancient Olympics - showcases research efforts from Tufts University (Perseus Digital Library Project).

Ancient-Greece.org - A collection of images and resources about Ancient Greece created by a professor of Art at the State University of New York.

 

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Of Mice and Men Webquest - Grade 9     [Mr. Koenig]

GEOGRAPHY

The Salinas River

Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce

City of Salinas

Salinas, California

John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968)

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968): A Brief Literary Biography

Encyclopedia of World Biography: John S. Steinbeck

 

GREAT DEPRESSION

Great Depression Pictures

The First Measured Century

American Experience:  The Great Depression

American Cultural History: 1930 – 1939

The Great Depression

The Great Depression:  Causes and Effects

Surviving the Dust Bowl

 

MIGRANT WORKERS

The Migrant Experience

The History Place

Migrant Labor in the U.S.

Migrant Mother Photographs

 

MENTAL DISABILITIES

Kids Health

Intellectual Disability Fact Sheet

History of Mental Health and Community Care (key dates)

The Mentally Disabled and Happiness

Mental patients in State Hospitals, 1929 – 1930

History of Mental Illness

Psychiatric Care in the 1930’s:  The Lobotomy’s Origins

AMA’s 1930 Survey of Mental Hospitals

Timeline:  Treatments for Mental Illness

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

New York Public Library Digital Gallery - free and open access to over 700,000 images

Library of Congress Digital Collection - access to print, pictorial & audio-visual collections

 

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Elizabethan England and Shakespeare Webquest - Grade 9     [Mr. Koenig]

 Webquest

Links to Information on the Globe Theater

Shakespeare's Globe

Globe Theatre

 

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English Comp I -      [Mrs. Dean]

Journal Articles

Addressing Sexual Violence in Internationally Mediated Peace Negotiations

 

News Articles

Flight of the Valkyrie:  What Gender Does and Doesn't Tell Us About Operation Odyssey Dawn

Secretary's Remarks:  Women, Peace, and Security

Rape as a Weapon of War:  Men Suffer, Too

How Did Rape Become a Weapon of War?

Walking Several Paces Behind:  South African Women Are Improving Their Lot, But it is a Struggle

Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War

Security Council Calls For Broad Participation of Women in Peace-Building, Post-Conflict Reconstruction

 

Online Reports

Sexual Violence and Justice in Postconflict Peru

What is Gendercide?

The Afghan Peace Jirga:  Ensuring that Women are at the Peace Table

Women in Parliament in 2010:  The Year in Perspective

Rape in War:  Motives of Militia in DRC

Lessons from Women's Programs in Afghanistan and Iraq

The Role of Women in Global Security

Enhancing the Role of Women Mediators in the OSCE Region

Security After the Quake:  Addressing Violence and Rape in Haiti

Gender Equity and Peacebuilding:  From Rhetoric to Reality

The Other Side of Gender:  Including Masculinity Concerns in Conflict and Peacebuilding

US National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

Gender, Conflict and Peacebuilding:  State of the Field and Lessons Learned from USIP Grantmaking

Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security

The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women:  Platform for Action

Learning from Women's Success in the 2012 Afghan Elections

 

Multimedia/Web Resources

Nobel Women's Initiative

Peace Women

United Nations Resolution 1325:  Women, War and Peace

United Nations Resolution 1820:  Crisis Prevention and Recovery

Women Building Peace:  From the Village Council to the Negotiating Table

Meet the Peacebuilders of The Women Waging Peace Network

Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Facts and Figures on Peace and Security

Videos-Women, War and Peace Five-Part Series (Specifically Mentioned Video is Pray the Devil Back to Hell

 

Classroom Resources

PeaceMedia

 

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World History - Resources for Poster-display Project     [Mr. Mason]

History Central - Includes timelines, a section devoted to American wars, and the 20th Century Almanac, which gives popular culture and historical information for any given year in the twentieth century.

 

History Timeline of the 20th Century:  A Decade-by-Decade Timeline - a timeline of people and events in history

American Decades - a reference that documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history

National Archives Digital Vaults - Browse through hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips to create posters or movies

 

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World History - Industrial Revolution Newspaper Project     [Mr. Mason]

Library of Congress - Digital Collections - primary source prints and photographs

 

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World History - Renaissance Era Character Project     [Mr. Mason]

Renaissance-Best of History Websites- several Renaissance sites are included on this award-winning site

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           Psychology-     [Mr. Mason]

                Personality Test - Offers two versions of the International Personality Item Pool test

               AllPsych Online - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

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Why Use Databases For Research?    [Mrs. Odle]

K-Statewww.lib.k-state.edu/db/">K-State

Fort Hays State University

Cloud County Community College

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Final Research Project - Grade 7    [Mrs. Behrends]

Sample Website 1

Thesis Builder

Sample Website 2

Sample Website 3

 

Final Research Project - Grade 8 

Sample Website 1

Sample Website 2

 

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            Accent Marks for Spanish - All Grades     [Mrs. Moore]