New American Roles

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America has dealt with its fair share of hardships in contemporary history. The resource discusses the events of the Gulf War, September 11th, the Afghanistan War, and The Iraq War. Scholars click on artifacts to learn more information, read captions along with images from the time, and study passages to learn more about the topics.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign learners to interview older family members, family friends, or neighbors about their experiences with the events discussed
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to devices with an Internet connection or prep work to print and distribute a handout version of the website
  • Includes some sensitive topics
Pros

  • Displays important graphics and artifacts that explain the events in a tangible way
  • Provides a link for more information
Cons

  • None