Mrs. Cerulli - Research Links


PBS - War of 1812 site.  You can watch the film, and there are other 
links with information and activities.  This is the site that we're 
using in class as part of the War of 1812 APBA.
http://www.pbs.org/wned/war-of-1812/home/

Sing the Preamble!  Watch the Schoolhouse Rock video.
http://www.schooltube.com/video/03f9c858260a4da9b582/

SEARCH ENGINE - iconn.org is a "trustworthy, kid safe, and free 
search engine.
http://www.iconn.org

QUIZLET is a free site. Make flashcards, play games, etc...  
http://www.quizlet.com/

Inaugural Address and portraits/photgraphs of all U.S. Presidents.
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2009/44.president/inauguration/speechlibrary/index.html

50 States Game.  Can you place our 50 states on a map of the U.S.?
http://sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html

National Geographic for kids
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

Constitution Day Website - download the video!
http://www.constitutionday.com

Veterans Day
http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/

Arlington National Cemetery
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org/ceremonies/sentinelsotu.html

Memorial Day website from history.com
http://www.history.com/content/memorial

Flag Day, June 14th.  Information and activities.
http://www.twilightbridge.com/hobbies/festivals/flagday/

Geography and Landforms
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/landforms/glossary.shtml

CT General Assembly website.  (CT's "Congress")
http://www.cga.ct.gov/

Trumbull's Municipal Code (Trumbull's town laws).
http://www.municode.com/Resources/gateway.asp?pid=12164&sid=7

American Inventions of the 1800s WebQuest
http://www.teacherweb.com/WQ/middleschool/inventionsofthe1800s

Road to the Civil War WebQuest
http://teacherweb.com/wq/middleschool/roadtothecivilwar/

Battle of Gettysburg WebQuest
http://teacherweb.com/WQ/middleschool/Gettysburg

Veterans Day WebQuest
http://teacherweb.com/WQ/middleschool/VeteransDay/

Track bills as they move through Congress.
http://www.govtrack.us

Online version of the classic "Oregon Trail" game.
http://www.globalgamenetwork.com/westward_trail.html

Information about our 50 states.
http://www.infoplease.com/states.html

National Geographic - Interactive Site about the Underground RR.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/index.html

Interactive Underground Railroad Site on Scholastic.com
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/underground_railroad/

The Story of the Amistad
http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/amistad/index.htm

History.com page about the Amistad. Info., videos, and images.
http://www.history.com/topics/amistad-case

"My Birthday in History."  Start Here!!!
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/archive.html

"My Birthday in History." - Use this site for question 4.
http://www.thepeoplehistory.com

"My Birthday in History" activity. Has births, deaths, and events.
http://www.brainyhistory.com

Encyclopedia Britannica.  Mrs. Cerulli will give you our school's 

username and password.
http://school.eb.com/failedlogin?target=%2F

Link to the CBAS website.  Students can create an account.  

From the site:  "Want immediate evaluation of a writing sample? 
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"Dozens of grade-appropriate animated tutorials entertain as they 
teach writing skills. Aligned to the writing categories, 
activities are designed to improve voice, support, sentence 
fluency, word choice, and conventions."
https://www.cbaswrite.com/Home/Welcome

Link to Junior Scholastic - students can access digital issues of 
the magazine that we use in class.
I've provided the students with a password.
http://junior.scholastic.com/