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Liberty’s Kids

December 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Liberty’s Kids While I used this series when I taught fifth grade- I had forgotten about this entertaining cartoon that spans the American Revolution (you will recognize some of the famous voices).  But today I read a Discovery Education post- did you know that all 40 episodes of Liberty’s Kids are available to you in […]

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Young GW and the Ohio Valley

December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Here is an interactive graphic novel chronicling the beginning of Washington’s military career. It includes several activities (selecting clothing, resources).   This would be good projected or in stations. For the complete post, please visit the TeachersFirst site here.

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All abroad!

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Wonder what it would have been like to ride the Underground Railroad?  With this Scholastic site, your students can go back and time visit this era.  This site includes Teacher Support as well as student activities. (from Free Technology for Teachers- read the complete post here.)

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Teaching AP History?

October 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

  The subtitle explains this entire site- A Teachers Guide to Interpreting Objects and Writing History.  Designed for an AP History class, I think you could adapt their methods for other high school classes.  This site includes a teaching guide as well as writing assignments.  To read the complete post click here (from TeachersFirst).

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