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June 29, 2022
Wednesday
Helpful resources in the following areas are listed below.  Click the name on the list to skip to that section.

Economics

Websites

Econedlink -  economics & personal finances resources for K-12.

Gen i Revolution - online game gives students the chance to learn important personal finance skills as they play and complete against fellow classmates.

Government

Websites

Street Law at the University of Washington School of Law - Lessons on a variety of law topics: juvenile justice, criminal law, family law, mock trial preparation, and environmental law.

Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court - court cases and strategies for teaching them.

Street Law - resource library of lessons, Supreme Court cases and other resources.

The Living Room Candidate - presidential campaign commercials 1952-2016.  Resources for teachers such as lessons, and create an ad.

Constitutional Rights Foundation - government resources.

ConSource- a comprehensive, easily searchable, fully-indexed, and freely accessible digital library of history sources  including documents, lessons plans, and constitutional index.

11th Grade U.S. History since 1877

General

 

The Gilded Age 1877-1898

1896 The Presidential Campaign (Vassar College) - resources and activities, cartoons, information on parties, platforms, leaders, and campaign themes.

The Progressive Era 1898-1920

Picturing Modern America 1880-1920 - Historical thinking exercise for middle and high school students.  Topics: immigration, suffrage, industrialization, the West, progressive reform and World War I.

Emergence as a World Power - Spanish-American and 1st World War 1898-1920

Over the Top - Canadian War Museum - an interactive story about life in the trenches of France.

1920s America

 

The Great Depression 1929-1939

Teachable Moments: The Great Depression (FDR Presidential Library) - these curriculum guides are centered on 14 short film segments.  These teachable moments have activities and primary source documents that support them and add to the students understanding of the Great Depression.

The Second World War 1939-1945

Japanese American Internment-Curriculum Guide (FDR Presidential Library) - context paragraphs, documents, photographs and classroom activities for teaching about Japanese American Internment.

Teachable Moments: World War II (FDR Presidential Library) - these curriculum guides are centered on 14 short film segments.  These teachable moments have activities and primary source documents that support them and add to the students understanding of WWII.

 

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