Historical Periods Teacher Resources
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Historical and Cultural Context
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
As part of their study of the film adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird, class members analyze how Robert Mulligan uses the film lens to depict the historical period and social issues presented in Harper Lee's novel. A superior resource...
Joseph Stalin- Mini Biography
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Joseph Stalin characterized as one of the greatest villains of the twentieth century? From his succession to power after the Russian Revolution and industrialization of the Soviet Union, through the country's involvement in World...
Andrew Jackson- Mini Biography
2 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here you'll find a very brief introduction to the presidency of Andrew Jackson, including his participation in the Battle of New Orleans, his decision to relocate Native Americans to the west, and his legacy as the leader of the common man.
Deciphering Propaganda Posters of World War I
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What strategies are employed when creating propaganda? Your young historians will learn about six different techniques utilized in the construction of political propaganda, particularly in the advertisements of World War I. The...
Two perspectives on slavery: A comparison of personal narratives
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How are parallel experiences of growing up on a plantation and living through the Civil War affected by cultural background, especially through the lens of American slavery? The narratives of Mary Norcott Bryan and William Henry...
Dancing Into History from Dance in America: Acts of Ardor: Two Dances by Paul Taylor
10th - 12th
Students watch a video of a performance choreographed by Paul Taylor. They research the Great Depression and issues facing teenagers today. They create a dance that shows a historic period of the United States.