Jamestown: Different Groups/Different Roles/Different Ideas
Students learn the factors influencing Jamestown's economic development and how it shaped the lives of the people.
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Group Presentation Assignment
Rather than waiting for the world to change, encourage your class members to become agents of change with a project that asks groups to select an issue found in Tyson Miller's Dream of a Nation: Inspiring Ideas for a Better America....
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
I Can Infer the Main Idea When I Read
While reading any text, ask your pupils to keep this graphic organizer on hand. They can note down the main idea and three supporting details during or after reading. The instructions allow for individuals to use words or images to...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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11th English Language Arts
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5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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To better understand the role women played in early 17th century US history, class members examine the National Women's History Museum's online exhibit, Building the New World; the Women of Jamestown Settlement. After reading studying...
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