Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the theme: We Meet Our Needs
- 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 Meet Our Needs
- This official site of Plimoth Plantation has online exhibits, a research library, and more resources to help you find information about the Pilgrims, Native Americans, and Thanksgiving.
- Ellis Island
- This site pays homage to Ellis Island and the millions of immigrants who were processed there. You can take a virtual tour of Ellis Island, find information on immigrants' experiences, and take a look at Ellis Island today.
- Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map
- This Web site introduces the concept of mapmaking and explores different types of maps.
- A History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day
- A History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day is a fascinating collection
of essays on the international origins, history, and theory of money. Essay titles include:
Money in North American History, The Vikings and Money in England,
Origins of Money and of Banking, and many more. You'll never look at money
the same way again — this site is well worth a visit. This site was created by Roy Davies, a
science librarian at the University of Exeter, UK, and the essays are drawn from his father's book
A History of Money.