Breadcrumb

8

SWOT Analysis of the End of Military Reconstruction

Students will use the SWOT method (Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) to synthesize knowledge about the end of Reconstruction.
View Full Lesson: HTML

Timeline of Civil Rights through American History

Students will be able to identify a few relevant Civil Rights issues AND how the president of that era confronted/handled/resolved the issue, along with causes/effects; then students will reveal how many issues of the past affect their own lives today and explain how.

View Full Lesson: HTML

Breaking Barriers: The Right to Fight

To introduce analysis of primary documents to sixth through eighth grade students in preparation for History Fair’s theme, “Breaking Barriers in History”
View Full Lesson: HTML

Election Campaign Poster and Campaign Button

This assignment will provide the students with a “hands on” experience by making a poster & a campaign button in support of his/her favorite candidate
View Full Lesson: HTML

Independence and the Opening of the West: Thomas Hart Benton

Students will examine "Independence and the Opening of the West" by Thomas Hart Benton. They will analyze its content, use visual thinking strategies and draw conclusions about the art work.
View Full Lesson: HTML

Presidential Campaign of 1948

The Truman administration was no stranger to the sneers and jeers of political cartoonists. Facing such controversial issues as the desegregation of the armed forces, dropping of the atomic bomb, the cold war, the fair deal, the Republican takeover of Congress, and the 1948 presidential campaign, political and editorial cartoons were commonplace. President Truman, no matter how scathing, always professed a fondness for the cartoons and became an avid collector of them in his post-presidential years.
View Full Lesson: HTML

Mr. Postman Deliver the Letter

Students will read and assess letters of former President Harry Truman to understand what was transpiring in his life during the time he spent in the army during World War One.
View Full Lesson: HTML

World War I and Wheat Farmers

Students will study the impact of World War I on wheat farmers, learning how a dramatic world event can impact a small sub-set of people.
View Full Lesson: HTML

Propaganda vs Patriotism

This exercise will enable students to understand how each individual’ personal bias could be affected by evidence presented to them, in this case, posters of WWI.
View Full Lesson: HTML

American Propaganda in the Great War

Students will analyze American propaganda posters from World War I.
View Full Lesson: HTML