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SUGGESTED RESOURCES AND MATERIALS

Capobianco, Mary and Gale Derosia, in consultation with Nancy McCure, New Netherland Project. Dailly Life in New Netherland: Fourth Grade Curriculum Packet Using Primary Documents. Delmar, NY: State Archives and Records Administration.

Capobianco, Mary and Gale Derosia, in consultation with Nancy McCure, New Netherland Project. The New World Through Dutch Eyes, Fourth Grade Curriculum Packet Using Primary Documents. Delmar, NY: State Archives and Records Administration.

Everett, Felicity and Struan Reid, illustrated by Peter Dennis, The Usborne Book of Explorers. London: Usborne Publishing, Ltd.

Goodman, Joan, Elizabeth, illustrated by Fernando Rangel. 1999. Beyond the Sea of Ice: the Voyages of Henry Hudson. New York: Mikaya Press

Juet, Robert. The Third Voyage of Master Henry Hudson. In Jameson, J. Franklin, ed. 1909. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Lashkin, David. 1996. Braving the Elements: The Stormy History of American Weather. New York: Anchor Books.

Macaulay, David, 1993. Ship. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Mattern, Joanne, illustrated by Patrick O’Brien. 2000. Explorers and Explorations: The travels of Henry Hudson. Austin, TX: Steck-Vaughn.

Molzahn, Arlene, Bourgeoisie. 2003. Henry Hudson: Explorer of the Hudson River. Enslow Publishers.

Monmonier, Mark. 1999. Air Apparent: How Meterologists Learned to Map, Predict and Dramatize Weather. Chicago: The University of Chicago.

Sansevere-Dreher, Diane, 1992. “Henry Hudson,” Explorers Who Got Lost. New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book.

Santella, Andrew. 2002. Henry Hudson. London: Franklin Watts.

West, Tracey. 1995. Voyage of the Half Moon. New York: Silver Moon Press.



ELEMENTARY TRADE BOOKS

Barron, Robert, C. (Illustrated by Thomas Locker). 2004. Hudson: A Story of A River. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.

Goodman, Joan Elizabeth. (Illustrated by Fernando Rangel). 1999. Beyond the Sea of Ice: The Voyages of Henry Hudson. New York: Mikaya Press.

Lourie, Peter. 1998. Hudson River: An Adventure from Mountains to the Sea. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press.

Mattern, Joanne. (Illustrated by Patrick O’Brien). 2000. Explorers and Explorations: The Travels of Henry Hudson. Austin, TX: Steck-Vaughn.

Molzahn, Arlenc Bourgeoisie. 2003. Henry Hudson: Explorer of the Hudson River. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers.

Santella, Andrew. 2002. Henry Hudson. London: Franklin Watts.

West, Tracey. 1995. Voyage of the Half Moon. New York: Silver Moon Press.

Witchcraft, Melissa. 2000. The Hudson River. London: Franklin Watts.



PRIMARY RESOURCES

Robert Juet’s Original Journal
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/robertjuetsjournal.html



WEBSITES

PBS Kids: Big Apple History - Henry Hudson
http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/early/topic1.html

Video clip of the Half Moon on the Hudson - video runs a little over one minute. Also includes photo of Henry Hudson and some historical documents
http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/early/topic1.html

'Til the River Runs Clear. This film describes the history of Pete Seeger's historic Clearwater sloop. The Web site is a combination of information about the sloop and the Hudson River.
http://www.thirteen.org/clearwater/forEducators.html

Information on the Replica of the Half Moon
http://www.hudsonriver.com/history/halfmoon.htm

The New Netherland Institute
http://www.nnp.org/nni?Research%20&%29Education/Maps_files/
descriptions.htm#top

Stuyvesant - photo, short video clip and historical documents.
http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/early/topic11.html - New Amsterdam - photo, short video clip and historical documents.

Dutch West India Company
http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/early/topic5.html

“The First Jews in the New World”, runs just under two minutes
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/heritage/episode7/video/index.html

Click on Flushing for video clip on Old Quaker Meeting House
http://www.thirteen.org/queens/map.html

Suggested lesson on the Hudson River from NTTI (National Teachers Training Institute - WNET/Thirteen, NYC), includes suggested activities and web resources. The video clip from Bill Moyers below can be used with this lesson
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/lessons/
h_hudson_river/index.html

Bill Moyers, America’s First River - 90 second video clip
http://www.pbs.org/now/science/hudson.html#

Department Environmental Conservation - Science/Mathematics Grades 3-5 Lessons
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/25386.html



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