Allow students to see that history as we know it is interpretation, perspective, and bias. [...] »
I have used this activity with Native Americans and slavery with great success. I have worked over the years to collect a variety of old textbooks from different time periods.
Absolving the guilty and punishing the innocent. Historian Elizabeth Reis looks [...] »
An 8th-grade class analyzes letters about the Emancipation Proclamation. [...] »
Very few of us have ancestors who were not immigrants. Bring the topic of [...] »
Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »
Create scaffolding and careful preparation of documents to promote student [...] »
Combine maps and a timeline to tell the story of change over time and place [...] »
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