Theme-Related Resources

Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the theme: We Meet Our Needs

Theme-Related Links

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.