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History through the eyes of popular culture

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Need an image from the REvolution?  Or maybe listen to some Depression related tunes?  From the American revolution through 2001 (they are still working on later events and some other topics are pending), you can explore images, cartoons, audio files as well as text on the Authentic History Center.   Suggested grades 6-12. Each time period […]

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Which came first?

March 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Shockwave’s Today in History provides eight historical events daily.  Your job is to put them in chronological order.  Perfect for a whiteboard. (For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here)

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Under His Hat

March 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies

No,this is not a Dr. Seuss story but rather a collection of primary sources related to Abe Lincoln.  UnderHisHat is all Abe and covers a variety of roles. The best thing is the collection of classroom lesson plans (Elementary- Middle- High School). For the complete TeachersFirst post, please click here.

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The daily news in the Civil War

February 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

The Civil War Daily Gazette provides  a blog approach to the Civil war.   Read today’s post or go back in history to older posts. This is an interesting way to view the events in a more modern format.(For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here)

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