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.
An 8th-grade class analyzes letters about the Emancipation Proclamation. [...] »
Only 60 settlers out of 600 survived the winter of 16091610 in Jamestown [...] »
Provides a multimedia introduction to "the greatest strike in American history." [...] »
An 8th-grade teacher asks: Was early 20th-century America a "melting pot" or a [...] »
Teach your students to read like a historian with this guided four-step reading [...] »
Teacher Eva La Mar's third graders become historians, writers, and [...] »
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