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Have your class engage in critical-thinking activities using this resource. Learners discuss a variety of topics they think get too much, or too little, attention from the press. They analyze why these topics are over or underrated. Then, they write critiques of their U.S. history textbooks with respect to the attention given to particular topics.
Students investigate racism in the 20th century by exploring U.S. History. In this Civil Rights lesson, students review the history of slavery, the Civil War and the fight for equality in the mid 1900's. Students complete Civil Rights worksheets and present a fictional news show to their classmates discussing the history of Civil Rights and African Americans.
Students explore U.S. history by creating a computer presentation in class. In this Civil War battle instructional activity, students read assigned text about the Battle of Stones River and research individual generals from the battles. Students utilize HyperStudio software to create a class presentation based on a single war leader.
Students explore the geography of the United States by researching Virginia. In this U.S. History lesson, students examine important dates and individuals that helped form Virginia into one of the more popular U.S. States. Students view a time-line PowerPoint presentation showcasing the events that have taken place since Virginia was created.