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Curriculum. The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry.
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. Reading Like a Historian has revolutionized my teaching. It not only changed the way my students think about history, but it helped me become a more critical thinker as well!
Margot Goldstein, Teacher, John O’Connell High School How do I use these lessons in my classroom? 1. *Note: United Streaming requires a subscription to Discovery Education. 2. 3. 10 Unforgettable Stories History Forgot. History This list is inspired by an excellent book I recently bought called “Lost to Time“.
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 Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the area of an ancient indigenous city (c. 600–1400 AD) near Collinsville, Illinois. At the high point of its development, Cahokia was the largest urban center north of the great Mesoamerican cities in Mexico. If the highest population estimates are correct, Cahokia was larger than any subsequent city in the United States, until about 1800, when Philadelphia’s population grew beyond 40,000. Sultana Forgotten Disaster The steamboat Sultana was a Mississippi River paddlewheeler, destroyed in an explosion on 27 April, 1865. Ziryab The Slave Who Changed Society The list of societal changes Ziryab made is immense – he popularized short hair and shaving for men, and wore different clothes based on the seasons.