Deerfield Debates Its Future: What Constitutes Progress?
Young scholars explore the many resources that one can use to explore a community, the Colonial Revival movement, and how the industry and technology reshaped life in Deerfield the Connecticut River Valley.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Plotting Slave Population Density in Connecticut in the 1700's
Tenth graders explore slavery in the U.S. by researching the web. In this U.S. history lesson, 10th graders identify the geography of Connecticut and the overall involvement the state had in the slavery process. Students view data of the...
10th Visual & Performing Arts
African American Troops in the Civil War
This is a high-quality plan for exploring the role of African Americans in the Civil War with your class. It includes background information, step-by-step instructions for discussion and investigation, worksheets, and a final project....
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism
Check out this entertaining, speedy, and highly informative overview of the founding stages of the United States government. The video includes a detailed discussion of the limitations of the Articles of Confederation, the eventual...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Native American: Through the Eyes of His Mask With a Special Focus on the Indians of Connecticut
Students respond to the environment in an artistic way. They assemble a work using found materials and make a pot using the coil or pinch pot method. They develop a meaningful decoration and/or design on the inner or outer surface of...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Communities in Crisis Lesson 1: Primary Source? What is That?
Distinguish between primary and secondary source documents using the theme of philanthropy. Middle schoolers discuss Anne Frank: The Diary of Young Girl as a way to study the past using a primary source. Then they investigate how to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
The Topography and Geology of Deerfield
Eleventh graders explain the topographical and geographical makeup of Deerfield. They explain the Massachusetts section of the Connecticut River Valley is located in the bed of glacial Lake Hitchcock, which contributes to its being a...
11th Social Studies & History