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Bain News Service, Publisher. American wounded in base hospital, France. , 1917. [or 1918] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014706378/.
Bain News Service, Publisher. American wounded in base hospital, France. , 1917. [or 1918] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014706378/.

New Mini-Units Will Integrate Disability History across K-12 Curriculum - read 11-03-2021 announcement 

 

MODEL LESSONS

The Teaching Resources section on this site offer a variety of inquiry-based, teacher-designed lessons that demonstrate strategies to enliven historical content through engaging learning activities–and incorporating a rich mix of primary sources. The Inquiry Strategies page on this site offers in-depth explanation of how to incorporate inquiry into teaching diverse learners. In particular, the site features the following lesson plans and primary source sets that align Disability History with common U.S. History topics.

State Standards on Disability History - List of standards that directly address Disability History in the 2018 Massachusetts history standards, with links to lessons that address them. UPDATED 11-03-2021.  

 

 

 

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