Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the theme: We Explore.
- Theme Bibliography:
This is a list of supplementary materials to help you to meet the needs of individual students in your classroom.
- Classroom Activities: To extend instruction, here are some creative activities you can print and use in your classroom.
Here are some great Internet resources we've found for you to enrich and support the theme: We Explore.
- Abraham Lincoln Online
- Teachers will find this site to be an excellent source of information on America's sixteenth President. The site offers links to historic sites, speeches and writings, pictures, a quiz, Lincoln Birthday events, and much more. Want to know what Lincoln was doing during a specific week? Click on the “Lincoln This Week” feature to find out. This site is maintained by Rhoda Sneller, a member of the Abraham Lincoln Association and the Lincoln Group of Illinois.
- Historic Mount Vernon
- This site is the homepage for the Mount Vernon museum. Students will enjoy the virtual tour of the estate and gardens. Other items of interest on this site include links to Washington's speeches, reading lists, and other related resources. Teachers may be interested in the online lesson, which contains reading materials for students, including a biography, and suggested classroom activities.