Facing History and Ourselves is an excellent resource that integrates history and current events. Check out these resources for race in US History and other topics: https://www.facinghistory.org/topics/race-us-history
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With all the information available on the internet, how can the user discern the difference between a credible website and a hoax?
Fortunately there are website evaluation checklists and forms that ask specific questions about the website. In addition, there are lesson plans available to teach students how to evaluate websites.
Website Evaluation forms:
Kathy Shrock: http://www.schrockguide.net/critical-evaluation.html
Dutchess County Board of Cooperative Education Services (Poughkeepsie, NY) Duchess BOCES
Pensacola Catholic High School: http://www.pensacolachs.org/webpages/capplications/index.cfm?subpage=417792
Listed below are a few electronic sources on Thanksgiving:
Sweetsearch Webguides: http://www.findingdulcinea.com/guides/Entertainment/Holidays/Thanksgiving.html
Thanksgiving History: Plimouth Plantation: http://www.plimoth.org/learn/MRL/read/thanksgiving-history
History of Thanksgiving from History.com: http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/history-of-thanksgiving
First Thanksgiving from National Geographic: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/content/kids/en_US/explore/history/first-thanksgiving/
Primary Source Sets from Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/thanksgiving/