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Echoes and Reflections: Teaching The Holocaust Through Inquiry
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These four lessons are provided by Echoes and Reflections. The lessons come from a new book, "Teaching the Holocaust By Inquiry" by Beth Krasemann. The book is scheduled for release at the end of May 2022.

Subject:
U.S. History
World History
Material Type:
Case Study
Author:
Amit
Date Added:
04/05/2022
Education and Home Life for Black Sharecroppers in Southern Maryland (1870s-1920s)
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Consider the need for home education for Black and African-American families in Southern Maryland in the 1870s through 1920s, when public education was unavailable or inaccessible. This resource combines 3D models and 2D interaction to introduce students to Alphabet Wares/Alphabet Plates as found at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum when excavating "Sukeek's Cabin," a late-19th century home by a newly-freed family on the park grounds. Themes include unjust limitations, archaeology as a primary source, and home life in the 1870s-1920s. The resource includes simple prompts and resources for hypothesizing about archaeological findings, researching them, drawing conclusions, and suggestions for further reflection.

This resource uses Genial.ly, an online-presentation service, with additional tools by S'CAPE to increase the interactivity. Public Genial.lys may be remixed into new presentations after signing up for an account with the service.

This resource is part of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum’s open educational resources project to provide history, ecology, archaeology, and conservation resources related to our 560 acre public park. More of our content can be found on OER Commons, YouTube, and SketchFab. JPPM is a part of the Maryland Historical Trust under the Maryland Department of Planning.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
U.S. History
Social Science
Anthropology
Archaeology
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
Author:
JPPM Admin
Date Added:
04/18/2022
Forest Grove / Chemawa Indian School
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ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDINGS• Genocide • Language • History • IdentityLEARNING OUTCOMESStudents will utilize primary documents for historical investigationStudents will define cultural genocideStudents will identify how attempts at education affected the culture of PNW Native Americans2018 SOCIAL SCIENCE STANDARDS• 4.12, 4.14, 4.16-4.22 • 8.3, 8.24, 8.25, 8.28-8.33 • HS.55, HS.56, HS.60-74ESSENTIAL QUESTIONSWhat are the intended and unintended consequences of government policies?What is cultural imperialism?What is destroyed in the name of progress? What is created?

Subject:
U.S. History
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Author:
Amit
Date Added:
08/14/2022
Getting Started with Primary Sources
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Teacher's Guides and Analysis Tool
Primary Source Analysis Tool for Students
Students can use this simple tool to examine and analyze any kind of primary source and record their responses.

Subject:
History
U.S. History
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Library of Congress
Date Added:
11/13/2021
Getting Started with Primary Sources
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Primary sources are the raw materials of history — original documents and objects that were created at the time under study. They are different from secondary sources, accounts that retell, analyze, or interpret events, usually at a distance of time or place.

Bringing young people into close contact with these unique, often profoundly personal documents and objects can give them a sense of what it was like to be alive during a long-past era. Helping students analyze primary sources can also prompt curiosity and improve critical thinking and analysis skills.

Subject:
History
U.S. History
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Library of Congress
Date Added:
11/13/2021
Oregon Territory & Native Genocide
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The documents and questions may be used for classroom investigation or as a unit assessment. Documents can be distributed and assigned as a jigsaw or as a complete set. Students read the document and apply historical investigation skills. Students should have access to prior learning about the nature of Indian and white settler contact.Updated video link for Broken Treaties

Subject:
U.S. History
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Author:
Amit
Date Added:
08/14/2022
Resources for Understanding and Teaching the War in Ukraine
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The California History and Social Science Project hosted a webinar on March 2nd and shared a list of resources for teaching and understanding the war in Ukraine. 

Subject:
History
World History
Social Science
Political Science
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Author:
Amit
Date Added:
03/02/2022
White Supremacy and Black Resistance (1619 to present) - An Interactive Padlet Map
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This interactive Padlet map allows students to click on pins to discover acts of violence against Black Americans (red pins) and acts of resistance by Black Americans (blue pins). It could serve as a catalyst for research or class discussion about race in America.

Much of this information was compiled from articles by the Zinn Education Project and Blackpast.org.

Subject:
History
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Author:
B Manker
Date Added:
06/04/2021