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How Effective Were the Efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau?
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Students will analyze documents from the War Department’s Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands — better known as the Freedmen’s Bureau — that Congress established on March 3, 1865, as the Civil War was coming to an end. Using the scale in Weighing the Evidence, students will evaluate the effectiveness of the Freedmen’s Bureau in assisting formerly enslaved persons. Learning Objectives: Students will be able to identify and draw conclusions about the roles of the Freedmen’s Bureau (Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands), critically analyze primary sources, formulate opinions about the effectiveness of the Bureau, and back up their opinions verbally or in writing.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
National Archives and Records Administration
Author:
National Archives Education Team
Date Added:
12/08/2012
The Ways: Great Lakes Native Culture & Language
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The Ways is a series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. This online educational resource for 6-12 grade students features videos and an interactive map exploring contemporary Native culture and language. The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
Primary Source
Provider:
Wisconsin Media Lab
Provider Set:
The Ways
Author:
Wisconsin Media Lab
Date Added:
11/13/2012
Harlem Renaissance poetry and the art of parallel structure
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CC BY-NC-SA
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This resource intends to help students understand how parallelism is about more than mechanics and actually central to building thematic concepts.  

Subject:
Literature
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Bryan Harvey
Date Added:
12/21/2019
Model Diplomacy
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CC BY-NC-ND
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Model Diplomacy is the Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) free multimedia simulation program. It engages students through role-play and case studies to understand the issues, institutions, and challenges of creating and implementing U.S. foreign policy. It is an adaptable interactive resource that promotes independent research, critical thinking, effective communication, and collaborative approaches to problem solving. Model Diplomacy places students in the position of policymakers deliberating hypothetical scenarios based on real issues. Content is informed by CFR experts.

Subject:
Reading Informational Text
Speaking and Listening
Political Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Module
Simulation
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/04/2017