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Entries from May 26th, 2013

What so proudly we hail-Making American Citizens through literature

May 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom

The title of this site was intriguing.  Long ago (when I was a fifth grade classroom science and social studies teacher), I always wished I could combine language arts skills with social studies.  What so proudly we hail takes that same approach with a series of lessons  including artwork, original literary works, and video clips. […]

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Harper’s Weekly during the War

May 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom

The Civil War is a website full of primary Civil War resources.  They have over 7,000 pages of Harper Weekly including photographs.  Use the index on the side to locate your area of interest (i.e., the war year by year, generals from both sides, Lincoln’s assassination).  (From TeachersFirst)

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