In this archive folder worksheet, students are provided instructions for creating an archive folder for materials accumulated during the interview for their folklife assignment.
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How do historians gather enough evidence to get the clearest picture of what happened in the past? To get a handle on the challenges historians face, class members compare their memories of an event in their life with those of a family...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Cuban Missile Crisis
This is the perfect introduction to the Cuban Missile Crisis for your young learners! The lesson includes an engaging mock air raid, in-depth discussions, audio of President Kennedy's speech to the nation, and a general, thorough...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico
Explore the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War with this fantastic resource, a two-week unit of eight lessons on such topics as Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the annexation of Texas. The unit...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Getting Positioned for Fieldwork
Students examine interviewing and fieldwork through a student essay and activities that help them understand the interviewer's task of examining his or her position in fieldwork through observation and questioning. They explore cultural...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
An engaging activity focuses on personal experiences with well-known historical events, such as the bombing of Pearl Harbor or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. After interviewing their grandparents or other members of the community,...
6th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review First Contact Newspaper
Turn scholars into news reporters whose assignment is to cover the goings on in Early America. Your job as editor is to help individuals select a topic and to guide them on their writing journey. Young journalists then draft their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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