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    Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American woman to publish a book of poetry. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    A 3 page quick learning reference for papyrus, scribes and hieroglyphs of Egypt’s ancient world.

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    This 24 page resource gives students an wonderful insight into the Industrial Revolution throughout the world.
    Includes:

    • The Beginnings of Industrialization
    • Inventions
    • Industrialization- Changes Ways of Life
    • The Spread of Industrialization (into the U.S.)
    • Age of Reforms (including the rise of Socialism and Capitalism vs Marxism)
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    Mercy Otis Warren was an American poet, dramatist, and historian whose proximity to political leaders and critical national events gives particular value to her writing on the American Revolutionary period. She is considered by some to be the first American woman to write primarily for the public rather than for herself.
     
    Here is a student-centered unit to aid students in researching and reporting about her. Who was she? What did she write? How did she influence U.S. History?
     
    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!
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    This is a downloadable copy of the book.
    About the book: Barton’s 1904 book “A Story of the Red Cross: Glimpses of Field Work,” recounts the work performed by the Society under her direction.

    About the Author: Clara Barton (1821 – 1912) was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a teacher, and patent clerk. Nursing education was not very formalized at that time and Clara did not attend nursing school, so she provided self-taught nursing care.

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    A fun and whimsical cross-curricular activity that your students will love. Students will read a ‘going back in time’ narrative about a young man finding himself aboard a ship with Christopher Columbus. After reading the passage and answering a few ‘get you thinking’ questions, students will be asked to ‘complete the story’. Ask students not only to use their knowledge and skills of writing but also their knowledge about Columbus, the time, the passage to the ‘New World’, living conditions, etc. You may also ask them to do a little research to find out more about the subject before completing the story.

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  • Frederick Douglass Biography
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    This 42 page book is a biography of Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his oratory and incisive antislavery writings.

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    An interactive learning resource, this United States Constitution Lapbook will help students gain an good understanding of our country’s foundational document!

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    Whether it is an election year or not, if you are studying the U.S. Electoral College, this is a great resource for your classroom.

    Suggestions for Use:
    * If it is an election year, you can assign it for students to complete on election night.
    * Not an election year? You can still use it! Simply assign students to complete the assignment for a specific presidential election.
    * Study a variety of past presidential elections in U.S. History and how the electoral college voted! This would be a wonderful cooperative groups activity where each group completed (and reported their findings) on a different election.

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  • Chasing An Iron Horse ; Or, A Boy's Adventures In The Civil War
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    Story-line: The story is about an adolescent drummer boy named George Knight and his dog Waggie during the Civil War. Together this pair joins a group of Union soldiers who make their way deep into southern territory, as spies, to overtake and steal a train. Their intent is to drive the train north, burning railroad bridges on their way back to their own lines. The story addresses courage, honor, dignity between combatants, and ends with a nation re-united.Written in 1902.

    It is based on a true story, that journalizes the penetration, techniques of survival, attack, escape and evasion, and the complete details of the raid. (Suggested for 7th-12th Grades)

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  • September 11th - Informational Article - Reading Comprehension
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    Students should understand the significance of a terrible day in American history, September 11th, 2001, otherwise known as 911. This resource has been designed to help students gain factual knowledge of the events of that day, the heroic efforts of first responders and the U.S. military response. This can be used as a standalone mini-lesson or as part of your own curriculum. (Designed for 7th-10th grades)

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    A book of stories of escaping slaves on the Underground Railroad. The stories themselves are written by the escaping slaves, bounty hunters, etc in the form of letters and correspondence. It is heartbreaking to read and uplifting at the same time. It is a worthwhile read for anyone who is acquainted with the Underground Railroad or who wants to get the story from the point of view of those who are not necessarily in the history books.

    This is a large download (800+ pages)

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  • To Honor All Children - Holocaust-Curriculum
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    This resource is a FREE resource to promote Holocaust education. This resource is from the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

    This is a 5th-8th Grade Holocaust / Genocide Curriculum
    (179 pages)

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    Mary Rowlandson was a British American colonial author who wrote one of the first 17th-century captivity narratives, in which she told of her capture by Native Americans, revealing both elements of Native American life and of Puritan-Indian conflicts in early New England.

    Here is a student-centered unit to aid students in researching and reporting about her. Who was she? What did her writings reveal? How did she influence U.S. History?

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    This resource, Child Labor – Industrial Revolution Informational Text, will introduce your students to how the Industrial Revolution led to children working in factories and the conditions they endured.

    After students read the information, their comprehension and understanding will be assessed through 8 multiple choice questions and 2 short essay questions. One essay question will ask students to compare and contrast a factory child’s life (of the 1800s) to a life of a child today. The other is an opinion piece on what they believe is appropriate (and not appropriate) work for children. They will also be asked to make a chart of this information.

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  • The Story of the Greeks
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    This is a downloadable copy of the book.
    About the book: H. A. Guerber’s The Story of the Greeks provides a basic but thorough history of Greece. Beginning with Greek myth and legend, Guerber moves through major figures, the Trojan war, the city-states of of Sparta and Athens, the Persian War, the adventures of Alexander the Great, before ending with Greece’s absorption into the Roman Empire. Although recommended for young adults, The Story of the Greeks is a great introduction to anyone with an interest in classical Greek literature, philosophy, or history.

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    Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist who refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott; its success launched nationwide efforts to end racial segregation of public facilities.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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