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Archaeology    Asia    Africa    Europe    Vikings   
Middle East and Islam    Renaissance    Age of Enlightenment  Geography and Maps  Persona Report

Language Arts    Grammar and Usage

Mesa Verde library resources
United Streaming

User name: mvms.lrc
Password: mvms.lrc

Thompson Gale
Password: mvmsgale

World Book Online
ID:  mvmslibrary
Password: eagle


Multicultural report

almanac- http://www.factmonster.com/almanacs.html

CIA world factbook- https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

infoplease world info.- http://www.infoplease.com/countries.html

http://www.countryreports.org/country.asp?countryid=76&countryName=Estonia

http://www.atlapedia.com/

http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/

 

Miscellaneous Information   top of the page

google - Ms Korvink's personal favorite way to search!

to find world events:

A great site: Discovery School.com               

Encyclopedias online:  Encyclopedia.com    Britannica.com

Geography and Maps            top of the page

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/index.html

for a map of the world use Mapquest:
http://www.mapquest.com/cgi-bin/ia_find?link=school/worldatlas_index&uid=u1w0d9r4j2g3ibzd:zn0wznd6b&atlas=world&SNVData=

Geography Hall of fame:
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0770092.html

yourchildlearns.com
graphicmaps.com  

a map to print and test yourself  

for country names with flags- http://allstates-flag.com/fotw/flags/geo-afr2.html

Language Arts                top of the page      

words to The Highwayman 

words to the poem, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

Grammar and Usage             top of the page

MLA style bibliography- http://www.monroecc.edu/depts/library/mla.htm

Thesis Builder & Online Outliner -
http://www.ozline.com/electraguide/thesis.html

Bibliography helper

  • http://www.easybib.com/ Easybib is a free source to use to make bibliographies.  Just follow the directions on the page.

Asia                                                                              top of the page

Samurai website:  http://www.samurai-archives.com/

Archaeology                         top of the page

BBC:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/archaeology/index.shtml

People of the Bog / Bog bodies: (video we saw in class)
http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/bog/
http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/bog/violence1.html


Vikings
                                                     
top of the page

The Viking Quest game
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/launch_gms_viking_quest.shtml

This site will help you with your map :
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/diaspora.html

Animated timeline:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/games/population/index.shtml

Links to many sites:
http://viking.hgo.se/Files/VikHeri/Viking_Age/default.html

http://www.worldofthevikings.com/

Nova's Viking website:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/

The history of Britain:
http://www0.bbc.co.uk/radio4/sceptred_isle/

http://www.mnh.si.edu/vikings/start.html

The Jorvik Viking Center in York, England:
http://www.jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk/

List to search through:
http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/vikings.htm

   
Medieval Europe
                                       top of the page

map practice-
new game!  - http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/europe-puzzle.html

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/europe_map.htm

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/europe.html

blank maps - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/euoutl.htm

http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/testmaps/europe.gif

capitals have stars on them http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/eur_countrynl.pdf

with answers http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/eur_country.pdf

Battle of Hastings Game we played in class - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/normans/launch_gms_battle_hastings.shtml

glossary of medieval art and architecture - http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM

schoolhistory.com-  http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/year7.html

Schoolshistory.org - http://www.schoolshistory.org.uk/year7.htm

Castle words - http://codesmiths.com/siege/glossary.htm

British and Scottish timelines-

The history of Britain: http://www0.bbc.co.uk/radio4/sceptred_isle/

sources-  www.byu.edu/ipt/projects/middleages/index.html

Internet Medieval Sourcebook- www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1p.html

The Domesday book - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/timelines/britain/ang_domesday.shtml

The Magna Carta - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/state/monarchs_leaders/magna_01.shtml

Medieval musical instruments - http://www.s-hamilton.k12.ia.us/antiqua/instrumt.html

Population Animation map - www.bbc.co.uk/history/games/population/index.shtml
  click on the area that says, "play the animation."

shields, armor, crests - http://www.yourchildlearns.com/her_act.htm

Biographies of Medieval people:

Africa                                    top of the page

Think Quest http://library.thinkquest.org/16645/

map practice
http://www.yourchildlearns.com/africa_map.htm
http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/africa.html
satellite photo with country borders - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/resources/ngo/maps/view/africam.html
quiz - *** http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/afrquiz.html
To test your knowledge of the capitals -
http://www.quia.com/jg/321362.html
http://www.quia.com/jg/67104.html
http://www.jordan.palo-alto.ca.us/students/proj/worldgame/quizafrica.html

African Voices-http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/

masks- These sites may not give you all the information you need,
but they will help you get started on your search.

bbc's site on Africa - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index.shtml

http://nubiaspeaks.com/masks.htm
http://www.culturekiosque.com/art/exhibiti/index_me.htm
http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~bcr/African_Mask.html
http://members.aol.com/jandrea555/collect.htm
http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/pickover/mask.htm
http://www.ainamoja.com/
http://www.kidsart.com/IS/401.html

http://www.rebirth.co.za/African_mask.htm
http://www.magellantraders.com/home-treasures.html
http://www.people.memphis.edu/~artmuseum/afrguide.html

http://www.ku.edu/~asrc/resources/outreach/k-12/artifacts.htm

http://www.introspecinc.com/warehouse/rpg0449.htm 

http://www.cultural-expressions.com/ifa/ifahistory.htm 

http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/~rwj1/afr.html   - scroll down to where it says IFE - Nigeria

for country names with flags- http://allstates-flag.com/fotw/flags/geo-afr2.html

Middle East and Islam         top of the page

Maps of the Middle Eastern areas:
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/index.html?Parent=mideast&Rootmap=&Mode=d&SubMode=w
http://www.sitesatlas.com/Maps/Maps/MEast.htm

Map games to test your knowledge:

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/MidEast.html
a good place to start

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/middle-east-puzzle.html
4 different ways to study:  hover over the countries to see their name and capital

http://www.rethinkingschools.org/just_fun/games/mapgame.html
drag a name from the bottom and drop it into the country it belongs.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Middle-east_Geography.htm
play any of the games in the two columns, capitals and countries, and seas and bays in the third column

http://www.pbs.org/empires/islam/ - fantastic PBS site - especially click on Faith 

click on start slideshow to see the pictures:
http://www.concierge.com/destination/middleeast?mbid=google

The BBC Islam religion site:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/index.shtml

Persona Report                           top of the page

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/bypeople/byperson_ab.shtml

Historymole.com - good for timelines

encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com

Biographies of Medieval people:

 

*If you find any other REALLY great sites while doing research, please e-mail me with the address. If possible, link the site to the e-mail. Thanks!

 

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page created by: Natasha Korvink
Mesa Verde Middle School
Poway Unified School District
8375 Entreken Way
San Diego, CA 92129
School phone: (858)538-5478

nkorvink@sdcoe.k12.ca.us