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Web Resources Open Court Sixth Grade Theme 1 Web Resources

Lance Armstrong: The official homepage for cyclist Lance Armstrong.

The Wright Story: Learn about the determination of the Wright Brothers.

White House Dream Team: Jesse Owens: Read about Jesse Owens’ life and accomplishments.

American Foundation for the Blind: Biography of Louis Braille.

Internet Guide Sheet for the above resouces WORD / PDF

World: Americas Hurricane Survivor’s Incredible Journey: Story of a young hurricane survivor.

How to be a Hurricane Survivor: Information about how to survive a hurricane.

1953 Beecher Tornado: Survivor Stories: Stories from tornado survivors (all text).

Mark Twain and the October 8, 1865, San Francisco Earthquake: Mark Twain describes an earthquake.

Jack London and the April, 1906, San Francisco Earthquake: Jack London describes an earthquake (all text).

Plane Crash Survivor Tells of Experience at Lions Club: News article about a plane crash survivor (all text).

Chicago Fire!: Read about a Chicago fire survivor from National Geographic for Kids.

Infocus: Floods: Read about pet rescues, flood fighters and hear stories from those who have survived floods from PBS.

White House Dream Team: Wilma Rudolph: Learn how Wilma Rudolph overcame obstacles to accomplish great things.

Elie Wiesel: Read an interview with the Nobel Peace prize winner.

Wright Again: Information about the Wright Brothers, computer simulations, and wind tunnel tests are listed on this informative site.

The Wilbur and Orville Wright Timeline 1867 - 1948: Site contains timeline and picture of the Wright Brothers.