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Students create a brochure identifying historic sites in their own town. They photograph or illustrate the sites and write summaries explaining why they are historic sites.
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Legacies of El Dorado
How did the emergence of the Gold Rush in California lead to the development of an urban society, largely connected to a wider world of trade? Young historians review and analyze eight primary source documents to discover the cultural...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Attracting Business to Arkansas
Groups of learners research a city in Arkansas, then plan and create a brochure which would promote business growth in that city. The groups access the Internet in order to find out the necessary information about the town to put in...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Come to Order at the Town Meeting
Here is another in the series of rather dry lessons on Colorado history. In this one, learners look at photographs of old buildings from towns in Colorado that are still in use today. Groups of learners are assigned one building, and...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts