Influential People 1600-1760 Teacher Resources
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If One Finger Brought Oil - Things Fall Apart Part I
10 mins 9th - 12th
"See other human beings as human beings." China Achebe’s message is echoed in a two-part video course that focuses on Things Fall Apart, Achebe’s novel about colonial Nigeria. The narrator's focus in Part 1 is on Okonkwo, the main...
What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader? What Are the Qualities of a Good Military Leader?
9th - 11th
Students examine the military leadership of George Washington. In this military leadership lesson, students use Internet and print resources to research Washington's military experience and his successful military campaigns. Students...
Colonization Effects From First Encounter through US Federal Policy
8th - 12th
Learners examine American policies. In this Native American history instructional activity, students compare and contrast life in America prior to colonization and following it. Learners discuss policies that displaced Native Americans.
George Washington: First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does the lens of history portray George Washington as a good leader? A three-lesson unit looks at Washington's early military career as the commander of the Virginia Regiment, his role in the fight for independence from England, and his...
Westward the Course of Empire Goes: American Imperialism in the Pacific Ocean during the Nineteenth Century
Eleventh graders research the acquisition of colonial outposts throughout the Pacific Ocean by the United States during the late-nineteenth century. They present their findings to the class and propose which countries or territories the...
Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts
9th - 12th
Students examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover...