Clay Marble by
Cambodian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
a cyber trip to Cambodia, the setting of Minfong
Ho’s book The Clay Marble. This
Cambodian embassy site includes a crash course
in Khmer, the official language of Cambodia.
It also offers images of Cambodian art and architecture
and a detailed map of the country.
Invisible Thread by Yoshiko Uchida
Study the information on this Web site. Imagine it is the 1940s and you have just learned about Topaz Internment Camp. Write a letter in your journal to the U.S. government that states your objections to the camp.
Earth’s Mightiest Storms by Patricia Lauber
into the center of a hurricane and read firsthand
accounts of hurricane survivors at this Miami
Museum of Science site. Discover the science
behind storm warnings as you learn how weather
experts spot, track, and name hurricanes.
to Freedom: A Play About Young Frederick Douglass
by Ossie Davis
Visionaries: Frederick Douglass
site highlights the accomplishments of Frederick
Douglass, a man who dedicated his life to achieving
justice for all Americans. Learn about his struggle
to escape slavery, his involvement with the
Underground Railroad and the women’s rights
movement, and his role as presidential advisor.