Archive for January, 2014
Reconstruction was a tumultuous period in American history, and the question of whether it produced lasting change in regard to civil rights is still debated by scholars. A DocsTeach Activity using primary sources allows your students to enter the debate and develop critical thinking skills by evaluating historical congressional records as historians. Available on DocsTeach.org, […]
Posted by Christine Blackerby on January 14, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Join a distance learning opportunity for students in grades 3–8 via videoconference, live stream, or recording on January 14th from 10–11:15 a.m. CST: Reading Discovery with First Lady Barbara Bush from the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Register for the live stream or video conference before noon (CST) tomorrow, January 9, at http://www.connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41. Registration for the recording will remain […]
A new primary source activity introduces students to the Crafts, who escaped slavery and were pursued under the Fugitive Slave Act in 1850.
Posted by Stephanie on January 7, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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