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Explorers/ Early America

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Colonial America/ Revolution

Colonial American Women

This lesson is part of a unit of study on life in Colonial America....[more]

Crossing of the Delaware and the Battle of Trenton

In this lesson, students will read primary documents and study a...[more]

The Constitution

In this unit, a heterogeneous group of 11th grade students will examine...[more]

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Early National Period

Enlightenment Ideals As Realized by Jefferson and Others

This lesson works well with an honors class that has a background on...[more]

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Civil War and Reconstruction

A Look at Virginians During Reconstruction

In this lesson students will examine how governmental actions...[more]

Causes of the Civil War

Prior to the start of this unit, the extent of what my students know...[more]

Civil War and Reconstruction

In this unit, students will learn about the Civil War and...[more]

Reconstruction

This is a unit of study about Reconstruction, the time period from...[more]

The Gettysburg Address: An American Treasure

Students will find evidence of the development of the ideas...[more]

The Rise and Fall of Reconstruction in Virginia

In this unit, a heterogeneous group of 4th grade students will examine...[more]

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Early Twentieth Century

The Depressing Depression

This unit is designed to teach about the causes and effects of the...[more]

The Growth of Cities and Industry

The “Growth of Cities” unit will cover the inventions and technology...[more]

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1950 to Present

Desegregation and Massive Resistance in Virginia

In this unit, a heterogeneous group of fourth grade students will...[more]

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