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ANCHOR: A North Carolina History Online Resource
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This online textbook is designed for grade 8 and up and covers all of North Carolina history, from the arrival of the first people some 12,000 years ago to the present. There are eleven parts, organized chronologically, a collection of primary sources, readings, and multimedia that can be rearranged to meet the needs of the classroom. Special web-based tools aid reading and model historical inquiry, helping students build critical thinking and literacy skills.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Reference Material
Textbook
Author:
Carolina K-12
Carolina Public Humanities at the University of North Carolina
State Library of NC
Date Added:
06/09/2019
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 History 2: 1990s Graphic Organizer
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During the week, students will spend 10-12 minutes in both watching and annotating a video from www.history.com relating to a specific decade's historical and/or cultural developments and events.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Nathan Rutko
Date Added:
11/06/2019
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American History II 1990s Documentaries Graphic Organizer and Discussion Questions (Remix)
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Students will watch various documentary videos (10-12 minutes) about significant events in the United States in the 1990s. For each short video, students will complete a graphic organizer. Students will then engage in discussions with their peers about the documentaries using a set of predetermined questions and through a variety of suggested discussion strategies.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Jill White
Date Added:
05/31/2020
American Imperialism
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In this lesson, students will be divided into groups and asked to analyze and evaluate editorial cartoons pertaining to late 19th and early 20th century American imperialism. Students are expected to determine the perspective of the artists. After group evaluation, students will present their finding to the entire class.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
History Teaching Institute - Ohio State University
Date Added:
03/13/2017
Anti-Vietnam Conflict (War) Protest
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In this lesson, students will use use editorial cartoons dealing with the anti-Vietnam conflict movement in order to determine aspects of this protest movement. They will consider the causes, forms and effectiveness of protest as depicted in editorial cartoons.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
History Teaching Institute - Ohio State University
Date Added:
03/15/2017
The Bracero Program: A Historical Investigation
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In this lesson, students use primary sources to answer the essential question: Was the bracero program an exploitation of or an opportunity for Mexican laborers? Students will justify their answer with evidence from the analysis of the primary sources.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Date Added:
07/05/2017
Business v. Labor and the Role of Government
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In this lesson, students will analyze editorial cartoons that will enable them to explain the abuses of big business and determine the effects of their abuses. Students will identify the role of labor unions in
American society and better understand the role of government in the free enterprise system.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
History Teaching Institute - Ohio State University
Date Added:
03/13/2017
Case Study: Winsor McCay's Little Nemo in Slumberland
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In this activity, students analyze a comic strip from the early 1900s. The image serves as a jumping off point for further discussion of the rapid rise of mass popular culture in American cities in the early 20th century. As an extension, students can be asked to research and write a short report on another example of 20th century visual culture that explores some of the same themes.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Children & Youth in History
Date Added:
04/27/2017
Chicago and the Great Migration, 1915-1950
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With this digital collection, students will explore the subject of Chicago and the Great Migration through four specific topics: the race riots of 1919, travel, literary culture, and community organizing. Historian Arnold R. Hirsch explains in The Encyclopedia of Chicago that the covenants were “rare in Chicago before the 1920s, their widespread use followed the Great Migration of southern blacks.”

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Newberry Digital Collections for the Classroom
Date Added:
04/05/2017
The Civil Rights Movement: Cartoons as a Mean of Protest
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In this lesson, students will use editorial cartons dealing with the American Civil Rights movement in order to determine some of the major aspects of this social movement. They will discuss a pair of cartoons in groups and present their findings to the class.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
History Teaching Institute - Ohio State University
Date Added:
03/15/2017
"Civilian Defense Index"
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In this activity, students study a civilian defense pamphlet and answer a series of questions. The questions are designed to guide students into a deeper analysis of the source and sharpen associated cognitive skills.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The History Teaching Institute
Date Added:
02/23/2017
The Costs of War
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In this Teaching with the News lesson, students explore the human, economic, social, and political costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There is an extension activity included for advanced students.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Choices Program
Author:
The Choices Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Creating a Cartoon of the Philippine-American War
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In this activity students create a political cartoon about one of five key historical understandings of the Philippine-American War. This activity and its materials are Smartboard-friendly but can be completed without a Smartboard. This activity is designed to accompany the film Savage Acts: Wars, Fairs, and Empire 1898-1904, but it can be adapted if the teacher does not have access to the film. To plan their cartoons, students will need scissors and glue or tape.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
City University of New York
Provider Set:
HERB Social History
Date Added:
08/08/2019
DBQ: Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans and the Role of Government
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In this activity, students use primary source documents in order to respond to the statement: "Analyze the extent to which western expansion affected the lives of Native Americans during the period 1860–90 and evaluate the role of the federal government in those effects." Students will write an essay based on their analysis of the documents.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Date Added:
04/21/2017
DBQ: Impact of the Development of the Federal Interstate Highway System
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In this activity, students use primary source documents in order to respond to this statement: "Assess the social, political, and economic impact of the development of the Federal Interstate Highway System from 1940 to the mid-1960s." Students will write an essay based on their analysis of the documents.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Date Added:
04/21/2017
D-Day
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In this lesson, students will analyze the Allied war aims, strategies and major turning points of the war by reading the prescribed text pages and participate in class discussions and by defining terms and names into notebooks. They will describe the impact of events on the people at the home front by creating cartoons summarizing events depicted in the New York Times articles and describe the role and sacrifices of members of the American armed forces by writing a letter home from the perspective of a D-Day survivor.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Date Added:
05/11/2017
Debating Immigration Restriction: The Ellis Island Era
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In this activity, students consider arguments for and against unrestricted immigration during the Ellis Island era. Students analyze political cartoons, letters, newspaper articles, posters, and other sources, noting evidence in the documents to support the viewpoints of the various figures in the 1903 cartoon "The Immigrant." This activity also includes modifications for low-level readers.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
City University of New York
Provider Set:
HERB Social History
Author:
American Social History Project / Center for Media and Learning
Date Added:
08/08/2019
"Demonstration of Protest and Mourning for Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911"
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In this activity, students study an image and answer a series of questions. The questions are designed to guide students into a deeper analysis of the source and sharpen associated cognitive skills.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The History Teaching Institute
Date Added:
02/23/2017