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Theme:Where we are in time and place
Unit Title: There's Gonna Be A Revolution...
Central Idea: Revolutions stem from human desire for change and change has consequences

An Inquiry Into:

  • Causes of revolutions
  • Types of revolutions
  • Outcomes of revolutions

 

ONLINE RESEARCH TOOLS  

EasyBib: another citation machine, this one creates the list for you and alphabetizes the entries! BUT it has ads. http://www.easybib.com/ 

 

American Revolution:

http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/elementary/5history.htm#6sol

http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/amrevol.html

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4727956

http://www.redcoat.me.uk/Rev-War.htm

 

Cultural Revolution:

Kid Friendly Webites

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0814235.html

http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/cu/Cultural_Revolution

 

 

Sudan:

Kid Friendly Websites about the conflict and living conditions in Sudan.

http://www.nilekids.net/

http://www.kidsalive.org/around-the-world/africa/sudan/

http://kidzzone.cafod.org.uk/games/sudan-village

http://www.kidsforkids.org.uk

  

Additional Book Sources:

"Little Green: Growing Up During the Chinese Cultural Revolution" by Chun Yu; 

 "Red Scarf Girl (rack): A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution" by Ji-Li Jiang; 

"Red Land Yellow River: A Story from the Cultural Revolution" by Ange Zhang; 

"The Red Piano" by Andre Leblanc

"Little Leap Forward" by Guo Yue; 

"Mao and Me" by Chen Jiang Hong; 

"A Girl Named Faithful Plum: The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream" by Richard Bernstein; 

The Chinese Revolution and Mao Zedong in world history” by Ann Malaspina

The Cultural Revolution: Years of chaos in China by Andrew Langley

"Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books)" by Mary Williams; 

 "A Story of Hope: The Journey of a Lost Boy of Sudan" by Deng Ajak Jongkuch; 

"The Sudan Project: Rebuilding With the People of Darfur - A Young Person's Guide" by Melissa Jane Leembruggen; 

The Lost Boys of Natinga: a school for Sudan’s young refugees by Judy Walgren

"Making It Home: Real-Life Stories from Children Forced to Flee" by Beverly Naidoo; 

"The Storyteller's Beads" by Jane Kurtz; 

 "Samuel Adams and the Boston Tea Party (Graphic Heroes of the American Revolution)" by Gary Jeffrey; 

 "Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence (Graphic Heroes of the American Revolution)" by Gary Jeffrey; 

 "Thomas Paine Writes Common Sense (Graphic Heroes of the American Revolution)" by Gary Jeffrey; 

 "How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: And Other Questions About the Boston Tea Party (Six Questions of American History)" by Linda Gondosch; 

 "You Wouldn't Want to Be at the Boston Tea Party!: Wharf Water Tea, You'd Rather Not Drink" by Peter Cook; 

"Letters for Freedom: The American Revolution" by Douglas M. Rife;

“Let it Begin Here! Lexington and Concord: First Battles of the American Revolution” by Dennis Brindel

“For Liberty: The story of the Boston Massacre addressed to the inhabitants of America” by Timothy Decker

“The American Revolution from A to Z”


 




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