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The 1980s - Morning In America Graphic Organizer
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Each day, students will review a video clip from www.history.com about a American cultural event/development during the 1920s.  They will complete questions 1-5 on the graphic organizer based on information from the video.  Students will then consider the impact of the event on American culture today to answer Questions 6 & 7.

Subject:
American History
Turning Points in American History
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Nathan Rutko
Date Added:
07/01/2020
African Americans in North Carolina Educator Notebook
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Containing more than 50 articles from the award-winning Tar Heel Junior Historian magazine and over 40 lesson plans, this multidisciplinary Educator Notebook will enrich your exploration of North Carolina and American history with diverse perspectives. This resource's link takes you to a very short form that gives you free downloadable access to the complete PDF book.

Subject:
Social Studies
American History
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Bibliography
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Reference Material
Author:
NC Museum of History
Date Added:
11/17/2021
American Revolution: Events Leading to War
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Students will learn about the events leading up to the Revolutionary War and develop an understanding of the causes of Patriot resentment of the British. Students will experience emotions similar to those felt by colonists by participating in an experiential activity. They will then represent various opinions of the time by creating a political cartoon focused on a particular event, tax, act, or law.

Subject:
American History
Turning Points in American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carolina K12
Author:
Carolina K12
Date Added:
05/12/2021
Birth of a Colony
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Birth of a Colony explores the history of North Carolina from the time of European exploration through the Tuscarora War. Presented in five acts, the video combines primary sources and expert commentary to bring this period of our history to life. The accompanying teacher guides provide lesson activity ideas, vocabulary, and additional reading resources to compliment each act's theme. The 5 act themes are: First on the Land, The Road to Zacatecas, The Roanoke Voyages, A New Voyage to North Carolina, and , The Tuscarora War.

Subject:
Social Studies
American History
Turning Points in American History
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Vocabulary
Author:
Horizon Productions
NC Department of Natural & Cultural Resources
PBS North Carolina
Date Added:
11/10/2021
Civil Rights and Vietnam PBL
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This assignment will allow students to dig deeper into a theme/lens of American History 2.  This can be adapted to work with any time period or extended to last the entire semester to see change over time.  Students will incorporate research and writing, technology, and even art.  Students will research the time period through one of the following lenses: Conflict/War, Technology, Government and Policy, American Dream, American Identity.  For use with other units or time periods you could include Business and Economy.Students will create a webpage on a Google Site created by the teacher.  Students must include on their page a summary of their topic, a timeline, a student created video, and a student created visual.

Subject:
American History
The Cold War
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
KIMBERLY CRANK
Date Added:
12/09/2019
Effects of Food Regulation in the Progressive Era
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Students will see and read about the differences in food manufacturing practices before and after the new food laws passed in 1906: the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
American History
Turning Points in American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
U. S. National Archives
Author:
National Archives Education Team
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Extending Suffrage to Women
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Students will analyze documents pertaining to the woman suffrage movement as it intensified following passage of the 15th Amendment that guaranteed the right to vote for African American males. Documents were chosen to call attention to the struggle's length, the movement's techniques, and the variety of arguments for and against giving women the vote.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
American History
Civics and Economics
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
U. S. National Archives
Author:
National Archives Education Team
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Fifty Years after the March on Washington: Students in the Civil Rights Movement
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Students will hear stories from former civil rights activists, analyze what motivated students to join the movement, what their experiences were like, and consider the relevance of this history today.

Subject:
American History
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Choices Program
Author:
The Choices Program
Date Added:
08/24/2017
Inventor/Invention Investigation
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Each day, students will investigate and specific inventor/invention from the attached list (they can either choose from or be assigned from the list) and using www.history.com and www.bio.com will investigate infromation about the eventor/invention to complete questions 1-5 on the graphic organizer.  Students will then consider the impact of the event on American culture today to answer Questions 6 & 7.

Subject:
American History
Turning Points in American History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Nathan Rutko
Date Added:
07/01/2020
Language of Social Studies: Using Primary Sources with English Language Learners
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This resource supports English language development for English language learners. This lesson plan guides English Language Learners through the process of analyzing primary sources. This lesson includes Civil War Photographs from the National Archives, however the activity can be used with any topic of study. The lesson includes links to PDF handouts.

Subject:
English as a Second Language
Social Studies
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingHistory.org
Author:
Amber Hall
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)
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This lesson empowers students to make better choices regarding social and racial justice. It allows for problem-solving and the creation of a product. Students will explore the Civil Rights movement and make connections to today's word. This lesson is appropriate for students K-8.

Subject:
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
American History
Psychology
Turning Points in American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
National Historic Park Georgia
Date Added:
07/25/2019
The Roaring Twenties - American Culture
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Each day, students will review a video clip from www.history.com about a American cultural event/development during the 1920s.  They will complete questions 1-5 on the graphic organizer based on information from the video.  Students will then consider the impact of the event on American culture today to answer Questions 6 & 7.

Subject:
American History
Turning Points in American History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Nathan Rutko
Date Added:
07/01/2020
The Story of North Carolina 360° Student Tour
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Explore 14,000 years of history from the NC Museum of History' exhibit, The Story of North Carolina in 360°—one gallery at a time. Designed with the student experience in mind, each tour features artifacts, photos, & videos.

Subject:
Social Studies
American History
Civics and Economics
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Interactive
Primary Source
Simulation
Author:
NC Museum of History
Date Added:
08/30/2022