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People of Virginia: Government and Community (2.12)

A list of websites for kids correlated to SOL 2.12.

Search | TIME For Kids

Simply click on any of the variety of videos, slide shows or articles to learn more about American traditions.

Tenement Museum | From Ellis Island to Orchard Street with Victoria Confino

From Ellis Island to Orchard Street with Victoria Confino is an online game that transports players back to 1916 to experience life as a new immigrant in New York City. The game allows you to create an immigrant character and passport, sail across the Atlantic, go through inspection at Ellis Island, and finally to build a life as a new immigrant in New York City.

Ben's Guide

Choose a letter of the alphabet to explore symbols and traditions of the Untied States of America.

Star-Spangled Banner

Locate "Explore" on this website to discover details of the American flag.

iCivics

Scroll to the bottom of the screen find "Cast Your Vote" under games. Vote for the best candidate!

Citizenship

Choose from the 6 stars on the left side of the screen to explore different attributes of a good citizen.

Colonial Williamsburg

Choose games or activities to learn about early American traditions from Colonial Williamsburg, VA.

America's Library

Look at the right side of the screen and choose from 7 different stories about the diversity of Virginia's rich history.

Virginia Kids

Learn about the veterans by selecting either the American flag, cool facts, VA, links or games and activities.

Kids USA

Click on the "3 Branches of Government" to learn about how officials get elected.

PBS Kids: Democracy

An great easy to use interactive site that allows research candidates and participate in a mock vote.