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Journey Back in Time Hello, and welcome to the Journey Back in Time Tutorial. Hello, and welcome to the Journey Back in Time Tutorial. I am Michael, and I will be your guide for this tour. I am Michael, and I will be your guide for this tour. Learning about our country’s past has never been easier or more exciting. Let me show you why. Learning about our country’s past has never been easier or more exciting. Let me show you why.
Original newspapers, documents, articles, sketches and photos will take you into the lives of the people who lived this exciting adventure. You will read of their daily lives and the history-making events that formed this wonderful country we call America.
Journey Back in Time is indexed by Eras, Themes and Keywords, making your search fast, easy and effective. The site is designed for teachers and students, and it provides users with the very material they need to meet their goals. In addition, the material is presented in a user-friendly way with the most up-to-date technology.
All articles and documents are presented in PDF format, offering teachers and students many possibilities for using the material. We have English classes creating newspapers, history classes constructing timelines, and even drama classes creating their own plays from our Colonial and Revolutionary sources.
You will find scavenger hunts on our site, a very helpful tool for the teacher, and a fun way for students to learn our country’s past. Teachers can use our hunts, or they can create their own. We also provide a research facility; we want to be sure we have the material you need, so if you don’t find it on the site, let me know we will do our best to get it for you.
We have an area called “Collections.” Here you will find a variety of items such as journals, Indian treaties, runs of newspapers, diaries, rare books and much more. This is a fascinating area to which we are always adding material.
We also monitor the site for usage, and upon request we will provide you with your school’s statistics. Because we are continually adding material to the site, we send subscribers a monthly news letter for an update on new items We also monitor the site for usage, and upon request we will provide you with your school’s statistics. Because we are continually adding material to the site, we send subscribers a monthly news letter for an update on new items
Because Journey Back in Time is available not only at school but also at home, the entire family can take a journey into the past. Now lets begin the tour.
. It all begins on our home page. Next we will login.
Enter your ID # and Password, then click login. You must capitalize password You might want to check this box.
Open the Time Portal, and your journey begins.
Material is indexed by Eras, Themes, and Keywords. This is where you will find Collections.
In themes select an era. Select a theme Choose from summary tab, PDF tab or text tab.
Choosing a summary tab brings up a box full of information. A summary of the article. Bibliographical data NCSS Standards Article and newspaper size. View headline list tab. View Newspaper tab.
A click on the PDF tab displays the article.
Articles can be printed or saved for use in class assignments.
A click on View Headline List will display the major headlines for a newspaper.
Newspaper headline list
A click here will bring up the entire newspaper.
Use the Acrobat arrows to maneuver through the newspaper. Here shows the number of pages in this newspaper
Keywords; select “All Keywords” or narrow the search by selecting keywords by Era. Select a keyword from the drop down list
Articles for that keyword will appear; click on a PDF tab to view a particular article.
Scavenger Hunts are found on the login page. To begin, click the Go Hunting box.
Choose an Era, click Go, and select your hunt.
Click Go to begin the hunt.
Maneuver from the hunt to the articles by minimizing the screen.
Teachers can create their own scavenger hunts. For teachers only click on the apple and we will send you the answers.
Creating a hunt is easy and here is where you do it. Remember to put in a password so you can go back later and edit your hunt.
I hope this tutorial has been helpful. As new features are added to our site, you can find updates to the tutorial on our homepage: I hope this tutorial has been helpful. As new features are added to our site, you can find updates to the tutorial on our homepage: www.journeybackintime.com www.journeybackintime.com www.journeybackintime.com (Just click on tutorials.) (Just click on tutorials.) Thank you, Thank you, Enjoy your journey. Enjoy your journey.