• My Piece of History

    Created September 28, 2010
    My Piece of History: Making a Phone Call in 1946

    Students examine pictures of household objects from the late 20th century, gather historical information about them from older family members, and then create an in-class exhibit of historical objects from their own homes.

  • Music from Across America

    Created September 28, 2010
    Music from Across America: Zydeco musician

    Students listen to a variety of popular, traditional, and ethnic American music, from the evocative sounds of Native American drumming to the lively sounds of zydeco music from Louisiana.

  • Mapping the Past

    Created September 28, 2010
    Mapping the Past: mapping_past

    Find out what ancient maps can tell us about the aspirations of those who made them.

  • Eyewitness to History

    Created September 28, 2010
    Eyewitness to History: Eyewitness-Apollo 11

    Explore connections between family history and the history of the world around us.

  • Under the Deep Blue Sea

    Created September 27, 2010
    Under the Deep Blue Sea: Barnacles

    This lesson gives students the opportunity to explore oceans and ocean life. Students will listen to stories and poems with oceanic settings and learn about the forms of sea life featured in each.

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet, is born

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    February 27, 1807

    Mexican Constitution is adopted

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    February 5, 1917

    15th Amendment, granting black men suffrage, ratified

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    Francis Scott Key writes words to the Star-Spangled Banner

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    September 13, 1814

    Primo Levi, author of “Survival in Aushchwitz,” born

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