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20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Historic Recipes
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20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Historic Recipes

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In this lesson, students use an analysis worksheet prompting students to read ...

In this lesson, students use an analysis worksheet prompting students to read and analyze historic recipes using twenty questions. Included are sample recipes, including: Martha Washington's Great Cake Recipe, as well as 18th century recipes for Ice Cream, Broiled Herring, and Indian Pudding.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/22/2017
20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Objects
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20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Objects

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In this lesson, students use an object analysis worksheet prompting students to ...

In this lesson, students use an object analysis worksheet prompting students to read and analyze objects using twenty questions. Included are photographs of sample objects for analysis, including: the Key to the Bastille, Martha Washington's shoes, George Washington's Field Bedstead, the Houdon Bust of George Washington, and a Surveyor's Compass.

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
American Revolution Fill-in-the-Blank
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American Revolution Fill-in-the-Blank

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In this activity, students complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet featuring key events of ...

In this activity, students complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet featuring key events of the American Revolution, including the Boston Tea Party, the Crossing of the Delaware, and the Victory at Yorktown.

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/22/2017
Breaking and Mending the Two-Term Precedent
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Breaking and Mending the Two-Term Precedent

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In this lesson, students draw a connection between George Washington’s establishment of ...

In this lesson, students draw a connection between George Washington’s establishment of the two-term precedent for the presidency and Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s breaking of that precedent nearly 150 years later. In this lesson, students will analyze multiple primary and secondary sources, both collaboratively and independently. Discussion and debate is a large focus of this lesson. Students will make interdisciplinary connections between history and government/civics.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/22/2017
Disease During Wartime
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Disease During Wartime

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This lesson draws a connection between the threat of smallpox during the ...

This lesson draws a connection between the threat of smallpox during the Revolutionary War and the influenza pandemic during World War I. In this lesson, students will utilize educational technology to consult primary, secondary, and tertiary sources in the completion of a webquest. Writing across the curriculum is a large focus of this lesson.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/22/2017
Fractured Union
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Fractured Union

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This video portrays how the structure, powers and authority of a new ...

This video portrays how the structure, powers and authority of a new federal government led to political conflict, negotiation, and compromise through an examination of the actions and belief structures of key players such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Bothe commentary and theatrical reenactment are used to present the information.

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Social Studies
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Demonstration
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/24/2017
George Washington Farmer
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George Washington Farmer

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In this activity, students complete a primary source worksheet focused on close ...

In this activity, students complete a primary source worksheet focused on close reading skills. Students are asked to use historical thinking skills to analyze a work of art depicting George Washington's life.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
George Washington Personality Case Study
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George Washington Personality Case Study

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In this lesson, students look at short primary and secondary source excerpts ...

In this lesson, students look at short primary and secondary source excerpts in order to determine how different psychologists (Freud, Jung, Bandura, and any trait theorist) might discuss the personality of George Washington.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
George Washington and Civic Virtue
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George Washington and Civic Virtue

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This lesson focuses on George Washington’s character and civic virtues and examines ...

This lesson focuses on George Washington’s character and civic virtues and examines the connection between those virtues and fostering a democratic and free society in the United States.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
George Washington in Song
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George Washington in Song

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In this lesson, students investigate and analyze the historical context of the ...

In this lesson, students investigate and analyze the historical context of the Revolutionary War song, "Yankee Doodle." As a culminating activity, students will be asked to create their own additional verses about George Washington to the tune of the song.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
George Washington's Letter to Henry Knox About the Presidency
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George Washington's Letter to Henry Knox About the Presidency

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In this activity, students complete a primary source worksheet focused on close ...

In this activity, students complete a primary source worksheet focused on close reading skills. Students are asked to use historical thinking skills to source an excerpt from Washington's 1789 letter to Henry Knox about accepting the presidency.

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
George Washington's Views on Slavery
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George Washington's Views on Slavery

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In this lesson, students will analyze documents that present multiple perspectives on ...

In this lesson, students will analyze documents that present multiple perspectives on a central issue, specifically public vs. private perspective and change over time. Students will understand the societal, cultural, and economic conditions of 18th century American life that sustained the institution of slavery. This lesson plan asks students to examine document-based evidence relating to George Washington and slavery and to draw conclusions about his stance on slavery. Students will use evidence to write an essay that answers the essential question: What were George Washington’s views on slavery?

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
Home at Mount Vernon
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Home at Mount Vernon

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Through this lesson, students will gain understanding of the societal, cultural, and ...

Through this lesson, students will gain understanding of the societal, cultural, and economic conditions of 18th century American life that sustained plantation life. Students will explore the stories of the people who lived and worked at George Washington's Mount Vernon plantation through a Readers' Theater and Read Aloud Story. Students will meet members of the Washington family, members of the enslaved community at Mount Vernon, and indentured servants working on the estate.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
Ice Cream at Mount Vernon - Online Module
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Ice Cream at Mount Vernon - Online Module

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This inquiry-based module provides primary and secondary sources to help students answer ...

This inquiry-based module provides primary and secondary sources to help students answer the question: “Why was ice cream an exclusive treat at Mount Vernon long ago?” Using a familiar sweet treat as an entry point, the students research and analyze the lives of enslaved individuals, specialized skills, and the objects that went into serving a single dish of ice cream. Source materials include farm reports, material culture objects, rooms, maps, and biographies.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
Ice Cream at Mount Vernon - Teacher Materials and Student Worksheets
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Ice Cream at Mount Vernon - Teacher Materials and Student Worksheets

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This inquiry-based module provides primary and secondary sources to help students answer ...

This inquiry-based module provides primary and secondary sources to help students answer the question: “Why was ice cream an exclusive treat at Mount Vernon long ago?” Using a familiar sweet treat as an entry point, the students research and analyze the lives of enslaved individuals, specialized skills, and the objects that went into serving a single dish of ice cream. Source materials include farm reports, material culture objects, rooms, maps, and biographies.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
Map of Mount Vernon
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Map of Mount Vernon

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In this activity, students complete a primary source worksheet focused on close ...

In this activity, students complete a primary source worksheet focused on close reading skills. Students are asked to use historical thinking skills to source a map of George Washington's five farms.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017