Learners will read a passage of an historical narrative in order to analyze how one gains a better understanding of an historical event from the experience of people actually present at the event. They will describe how the passing down of oral history helps contribute to the tradition of...
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High school learners will design and present information from their historical narrative projects to other learners (elementary, middle or high school level). Learners will reflect on how the interview experience has affected their attitudes toward the elderly.
Learners will predict historically significant events from their lifetimes and share information with future generations about their contributions to the common good.
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
Students will utilize primary source material to identify three key ways that both Native American societies and our early government promoted leadership in their citizens.
Groups will collaborate to identify significant events and organizations in American history that involve philanthropy and share their findings with other student groups within the school.
To help students realize the ways that writing has served as a historical tool, and to understand that through writing individuals have captured and preserved history.
This lesson focuses on two young Jewish survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp. As they return to their home town and the concentration camp, they each tell their story and explain why they were willing to return to such an emotionally devastating place. Their story is...
This lesson focuses on two young Jewish survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp. As they return to their home town and the concentration camp, they each tell their story and explain why they were willing to return to such an...