EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 22 for May 30, 2018
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 21 for May 23, 2018
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 20 for May 16, 2018
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 19 for May 9, 2018
New Accessible Lesson Plan: The Great Depression, Dust Bowl, Disability: Background for “Of Mice and Men”
This lesson guides students in exploring the Great Depression of 1920-1940 with a focus on the Dust Bowl, Migrant Workers, and the status of people with disabilities during this time period. The lesson is conceived as a research project in preparation for reading John Steinbeck’s novella “Of Mice and Men”, and could also be an interdisciplinary unit linking American History, English Literature…
Care for veterans is a topic not only relevant to the understanding of the aftermath of war, and to the understanding of the role of government, but is a critical topic within the longer arc of disability history. In this lesson, students gather information through a variety of primary sources on the experiences of veterans from the War of Independence through today, and ask the question, ‘How…
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 18 for May 2, 2018
DESE statewide Civics Education Institute for 250 educators July 24-26 in Marlborough.
Focus is on creating or strengthening 8th grade civics courses.