The New Mexico Journey ELL/Modified Chapter Guide supplements the Student Guide with simplified lessons for struggling learners, and can be used for fast tracking lessons when time is short. ELL/Modified lesson plans, word cards, activities, assessments, and answers are included.
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This site contains games, videos, stories, activities, facts, animals, and photographs all related to geography throughout the world. There are many fun activities that get kids excited about our world and geography. kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids
The Google Earth website provides students and teachers with a free download of Google Earth. Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, and much more. earth.google.com
Genealogy for Children
Here you can find ideas for helping children get excited about writing their own history or that of their family. This site will help children gain pride in their heritage. www.genealogyspot.com/features/kids.htm
America's Story from America's Library
The America's Story website provides information for teachers and students about amazing people and historic events in America. www.americaslibrary.gov
Chapter 2: The First People
Northern Plains Atlatl Association
The Northern Plains Atlatl Association website contains articles about atlatls and how to make them. www.thudscave.com/npaa
This website has information on many different aspects of World History. Relating to chapter three, there is information on both the silk road and trade and travel in Medieval Europe. www.mnsu.edu/emuseum
This site includes a video clip of Abraham Lincoln bestowing his gift of a Lincoln cane to an Indian chief. Though the video clip is a representation of the event, it helps students understand how this event was viewed by Hollywood and other filmmakers. www.youtube.com/watch?v=um4yrVS_hoY
PBS The U.S.-Mexican War
This site contains an interactive map of the events leading to and during the Mexican American War. There are many links that describe the causes and effects of the war as well as detailed events that took place during the war. www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/index_flash.html
The Spanish American War Centennial Website provides teachers with firsthand accounts from Rough Riders, letters, and reports. www.spanamwar.com/warincuba.htm
Wheels Transportation Museum Fred Harvey
The Wheels Transportation Museum website provides teachers and students with the employee handbooks for Harvey Girls, which completely outline what was expected of them. www.wheelsmuseum.org/harveyhouse.html
The New Mexico Journey is a history textbook program that is based on the New Mexico State Standards for social studies for use in grades 6 and older. The student edition places the state's historical events in the larger context of our nation's history.
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The New Mexico Journey Student Guide is a reproducible book that provides students with Activity Masters that correlate with the student edition and a Chapter Review Study Guide that challenges students to draw conclusions and allows them different ways of demonstrating comprehension.
The New Mexico Journey Teacher Guide accompanies the student edition and provides teachers with PowerPoint scripts that introduce the major concepts in each chapter, a preview of corresponding Student Guide activities, four different assessment options, and answer keys.