"Currents in American History: Volume I To 1877" The history of the United States is a fascinating tale of intrigue, adventure, and progress, with many surprising twists and turns—and Currents in American History is designed to convey the defining elements of the story in an engaging, quick-paced narrative. Rather than covering a bit of everything, it traces the American people's drive to expand liberty and equality through important turning points in the journey
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This slavery and Civil War unit is rich in living literature. It also offers several fun project ideas so your children can "show what they know" at the end of the unit. Also a link to their trip to the Cincy museum
One-Page Composer Bios is a reproducible book containing brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history’s greatest composers. Use these easy-to-read bios as a complete course in composers or music history---studying as many
This video "Why Study History?" would be great to show students towards the beginning of the year to promote their excitement to learn history. This could spark great critical discussions of why it is important to study history and understand the world ar
The Reading Like a Historian curriculum by the Stanford History Education Group engages students in historical inquiry. One of the best history websites that includes lessons and documents.saves time and energy lesson planning!