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Lesson Units for Educating America's Citizens
These units contain primary sources, worksheets, time lines, charts and graphs and use informative texts and historically relevant topics that align to your state standards.
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- Songs For a Revolution: Grades 7-12, 117 pages (includes audio CD of music from the American Revolution) #679001
- Buying Respectability: Grades 7-12, 138 pages #958108
- Earning a Living as a Tradesperson in Colonial America: Grades 4-8, 143 pages #958116
- Slavery: A Colonial Odyssey: Grades 4-12, 144 pages #938233
- Life in the Continental Army: Grades 4-12, 106 pages #98830
Tools for Teaching with Primary Sources
These standards-aligned CD-ROMs provide an interactive classroom experience for your students.
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- Grades 1-3 CD-ROM #1178292
- Grades 4-6 CD-ROM #1178920
Classic Electronic Field Trips on DVD
Bring American History to life in your classroom with relevant stories of people, places, and events from the past that motivate today's learners. These previously broadcast classic Electronic Field Trips are a must have for any classroom library! All DVDs contain 60 minutes of standards-based content for grades 4-8.
Each DVD includes:
- Three eight-minute historical content video segments
- Three Q&A sessions with historical characters and modern experts from the live television broadcasts
Take a look at how history is written and reevaluated as new methods of study are introduced. Using the example of Jamestown in 1607, explore the myths and misconceptions of that era. Revisit the documents, artifacts, and other evidence through archaeology. Learn how every generation sees the evidence in new ways, and how this affects our understanding of the past.
DVD # 63
No Master Over Me
Ann Ashby tells the story of her life as a free black during the days of slavery. Discover how she and her husband, Matthew, made a life for their family: Matthew purchased his wife and children and had them freed. This is the story of balancing between slave and free communities in a poignant reminder of what our freedom is really worth.
DVD # 67
A More Perfect Union
Witness the conflict and compromises of ratifying the U.S. Constitution. Join young eighteenth-century observers as they travel from state to state tallying the vote. Learn about ratification and Americans' growing interests in their fledgling nation's new government.
DVD # 69
The Will of the People
One of the most bitter presidential campaigns in U.S. history is part of a surprising lesson for a 21st-century student. Thomas Jefferson explains how negative campaigning, partisan politics, and contested elections have been part of our political system since the earliest days of the Republic.
DVD # 61