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… in present-day Mali. Their mission was to exchange the salt for the gold that was mined in forests near the headwaters … Become familiar with the lesson plan and bookmark important websites. For background information, you might wish to …
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… that already existed in the local region, it wasn't long before it became an important stopping place for merchants. … as you would have told it. Lesson Extensions Selected EDSITEment Web Sites African Studies WWW Clickable Map of Africa: …
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… Read through the activities and bookmark appropriate websites for later reference. Additional background information …
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The workshop provides teachers an incomparable opportunity to interact with a continuous, intact, and largely undisturbed record of conflict history outside of museum walls on the island of Saipan…

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… into a coherent argument about the past. Preparation Before you begin, check out the background information about rescuing the city by visiting the following websites: Timbuktu: City of Legends Ancient Manuscripts …
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Shaping the View: Composition Basics.

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… Diagram 1 Diagram 2 Alan Rohan Crite’s School’s Out Line Drawing Diagram 1 3.  Working together: Form and Color George Bellows’ New York Line drawing for Bellows Diagram 1 John Biggers’ Shotgun, Third Ward #1 Line drawing for
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… 26, 2016 Joe Phelan yes Home page image from Ken Burns' website. Photo caption Home page image from Ken Burns' … the Jefferson Lecture, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The lecture is the highest honor the … way we teach American history. Among Mr. Burns’s many collaborators are veteran teachers who develop lessons around …

The Dust Bowl examines the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history documenting its causes, impact, and lessons as well as personal stories of survival and human endurance.

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… Lesson 6: Trekking to Timbuktu: The Search for Timbuktu ( Teacher Version) yes Timbuktu from the … Become familiar with the lesson material. Bookmark relevant websites for later reference. Additional background …
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… the region between the Sahara Desert and the equatorial rain forest. Discuss with your students the ways in which … with that of your own school. Lesson Extensions Selected EDSITEment Websites African Studies WWW Uncovering an African …
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… in libraries and online) and learn about his rise to power. For background information, go to Epic Poetry and … about this man and his descriptions of trip by visiting the following websites: Battuta's Trip Twelve , Ibn Battuta and …
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… important trading highway as well as a source of subsistence for the local people since very early times. In this … be considered "the gift of the Niger." Lesson Extensions Selected EDSITEment Websites African Studies WWW Mali The Niger …

The Dust Bowl depicts a morality tale about human’s relationship with the land and the consequences of…

Emphasis on the arts is found in many of Ken Burns’s films, and The Dust Bowl is no exception.

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… University of Chicago Teaching the Middle East: A Resource for Educators was created by the Oriental Institute, Center … perspective, a teacher can assign students to use the website or make copies of any of the individual "essays" … for educational use; Learning Resources provides ready access to maps, books, websites, films, blogs, interactives, …
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… and Trickster Tales , which provides the same background information for the teacher with different activities … to use in class. If possible, bookmark these materials, along with other useful Web sites ; download and print out selected …
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… activities that build upon one another and should, therefore, be used sequentially. Before beginning the lesson, … you will need. If desired, you can bookmark specific web pages so that students can access relevant online … chose their capital's site for other reasons. On the Conquistadors and Encarta sites , have the students research the …
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… Wikimedia Commons "Any healthy man can go without food for two days — but not without poetry." — Charles … Literary Metamorphoses as well as on American Academy of Poets Web site . The influence of his bohemian life style on … Les Fleurs du mal is an exercise in polarities. By juxtaposing opposites, Baudelaire transposed beauty against horror, …
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… More Amazing Americans: A WebQuest yes Portrait of George Washington, painted by … Library of Congress dubs its America's Library a "fun site for kids and families." One feature of America's Library, … Text and Graphics and Using the Search Function on Websites. Your students may not need these lessons, or they …
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… Many students begin to learn about metaphors well before entering high school. This lesson assumes that students … of the term, is accessible through the EDSITEment-reviewed web resource Internet Public Library. Review and bookmark … web site at Stanford University. Selected EDSITEment Websites Internet Public Library Definition for metaphor …
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… A map of the Babylonian Empire during the time of the Kassites, roughly the 13th century BC. Photo caption A map of … Babylon's First Dynasty. A famous and important source of information about life in Old Babylonia is the so-called "Code … of Mesopotamia ," available through the EDSITEment-reviewed web resource Internet Public Library. For a general …
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… imagery and tropes have had a vast impact on many different forms of literature. The elements and echoes of fairy tales … D. L. Ashliman's Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts website, available through Internet Public Library. Plan to … a variety of fairy tales, have the students explore some websites that feature illustrations of well-known …
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… critics and audiences alike, who showed little sympathy for the author or her central protagonist, Edna Pontellier. … students examine Chopin in context. Background Realism The websites used in the Activity provide a greater amount of …
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… In this lesson, young students will gain a frame of reference for understanding history and for recognizing that the … you will need. If desired, you can bookmark specific web pages so that students can access relevant online … Library in the Kidspace section. Lesson Extensions Selected EDSITEment Websites National Archives Educator Resources …
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… a poet keenly aware of the interdependent relationship between poet and reader. For a complete introduction to the … the class before starting the next activity. If possible, project this organizational web onto the board. If not … revisions Addressing how the persona  If teaching the entire curriculum unit, teachers should ask students …
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… might a primary document. The temple of Angkor Wat contains a wealth of information if students begin to scrutinize and … the lesson plan. Locate and bookmark suggested materials and other useful websites. Download and print out documents …
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… waterfall with cantilevered decks extending it into the surrounding forest, it seems a part of its natural site . The Picturing America website’s gallery includes information and … Monuments with a Message In Old Pompeii Trekking to Timbuktu: Restoring the Past — Teacher Version Featured …
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… and the way in which the painting's elements work together to form a coherent whole—is key to the success of a … begin preparing for this lesson by visiting the EDSITEment-reviewed web resource The Metropolitan Museum of Art . This … unit overview. Locate and bookmark suggested materials and websites. Download and print out documents you will …