Educators

MJM Educational Resources

Educator’s Resources

Reference Books

Good For Students aged 9-12
D’agnese, Joseph and Jack Silbert. American History Comic Books: Twelve Reproducible Comic Books With Activities Guaranteed to Get Kids Excited About Key Events and People in American History. Teaching Resources, 2005.

Davis, Kenneth C. Don’t Know Much About American History. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2003.

Heilbroner, Joan. Meet George Washington. New York: First Landmarks Books, 2001.

Herbert, Janis. The American Revolution for Kids: A History with 21 Activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2002.

King, David C. Colonial Days: Discover the Past with Fun Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes. New Jersey: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, 1997.

More, Kay. If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution. Scholastic Paperbacks, 1998.

Osofsky, Randy. Come Look With Me: Art in Early America. Lickle Publishing, 2002.

Schanzer, Rosalyn. George vs. George: The Revolutionary War as Seen By Both Sides. National Geographic Children’s Books, 2004.

For Teachers
Burrows, Edwin G. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Davis, Kenneth C. Don’t Know Much About History: Everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned. New York: Harper Collins Publishing, 2003.

Deschamps, Madeleine. Empire. New York: Abbeville Press, 1994.

Ellis, Joseph J. His Excellency: George Washington. New York: Random House, Inc.,  2004.

Homberger, Eric. The Historical Atlas of New York City: A Visual Celebration of 400 Years of New York City’s History. New York: Holt Paperbacks, 2005.

Lankevich, George. New York City: A Short History. New York: NYU Press, 2002.

*Zimmerman, Jean. The Women of the House: How a Colonial She-Merchant Built a Mansion, a Fortune, and a Dynasty. Florida: Harvest Books, 2007.

*Contains information about Mary Philipse Morris, Roger Morris, Mount Morris (the mansion) and a small bit on Eliza Jumel.

Online Resources:

http://www.morrisjumel.org/ – Morris-Jumel official website

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/index.html – Art Encyclopedia that includes links to various Museums and Art Collections

http://www.besthistorysites.net/ArtHistory.shtml – Part of the “Best of Websites” site for educators

http://www.picadome.fcps.net/lab/currl/amer_rev/default.htm – Interactive Guide to the Revolutionary War as well as the Boston Massacre/Tea Party, and some Colonial Information

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ – Excellent source of interactive information for students

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/georgewashington.htm – Interactive Guide about George Washington

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/ushistory.htm – Interactive Guide about US History