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Facing History and Ourselves. U.S. History: Free streaming history videos and activities. Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events. Teaching History with 100 Objects. Overarching Essential Questions.pdf. History Study Guides - SparkNotes. Curriculum. The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry.

Curriculum

Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents modified for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading.

Instead of memorizing historical facts, students evaluate the trustworthiness of multiple perspectives on issues from King Philip's War to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and make historical claims backed by documentary evidence. 10 Unforgettable Stories History Forgot. History This list is inspired by an excellent book I recently bought called “Lost to Time“.

10 Unforgettable Stories History Forgot

I strongly recommend you buy it if you want to read much more detail about the stories, people and places in this list. Cahokia America’s Forgotten Rome.

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Primary Sources. VOCABULARY. TIMELINES. World history. American History. American Government. Academic Electives. Geography.