Monthly Archives: August 2016

LEARNING EXPERIENCE August 31-September 1 – The DOI – Notice and Note

We reviewed a TON of early American history today, and now it’s time to revisit the most important document in American history.  Your task for our next class is to dig in to the text of the DOI using the AWESOME “Notice … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE August 30-31 – WHY GOVERNMENT?

It’s a simple question, isn’t it?  Why do we have governments? That’s the key query as we start our look at America’s story by checking out the growth of our system of rule in the good old US of A. … Continue reading

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ASSIGNMENT August 29 – My American Story Pop Up Museum Exhibit

TARGET – I can clearly represent and present represent my American story in oral and written form.  I was first exposed to the concept of the pop-up museum at the NCSS conference in Boston in 2014. As I sat in … Continue reading

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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

Yup – the inevitable is almost here – the beginning of the most important school year of your life!  (Well, that’s a little biased, but it is a big year, you know.) There are always some nuts and bolts stuff … Continue reading

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AHR! Summer Reading!

Young historians, as the summer comes to a close, you are hopefully completing your summer reading choice assignment and completing a creative review of your book. Remember, you can choose ANY book (fiction or nonfiction) that deals with American military service. If you … Continue reading

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