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A WALK THROUGH TIME VIDEO

AT THE MICHIGAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM SEE VIDEO SECTION-30 MINUTE VIDEO

 

 

AMERICA GOES TO WAR SERIES: (4 BOOKS)

 

 

 

..CIVIL WAR

EACH BOOK COVERS A WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY WITH A FOCUS ON BACKGROUND INFORMATION, MAJOR BATTLES, THE FINAL OUTCOMES, AND THE SOLDIERS EVERYDAY LIVES

RDG. LEV. 3.0-4.0

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..REVOLUTIONARY WAR

EACH BOOK COVERS A WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY WITH A FOCUS ON BACKGROUND INFORMATION, MAJOR BATTLES, THE FINAL OUTCOMES, AND THE SOLDIERS EVERYDAY LIVES

RDG. LEV. 3.0-4.0

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..SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR

EACH BOOK COVERS A WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY WITH A FOCUS ON BACKGROUND INFORMATION, MAJOR BATTLES, THE FINAL OUTCOMES, AND THE SOLDIERS EVERYDAY LIVES

RDG. LEV. 3.0-4.0

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..WAR OF 1812

EACH BOOK COVERS A WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY WITH A FOCUS ON BACKGROUND INFORMATION, MAJOR BATTLES, THE FINAL OUTCOMES, AND THE SOLDIERS EVERYDAY LIVES

RDG. LEV. 3.0-4.0

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AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH MAPS

A MAP STUDY BOOK

UPPER EL / JR. HIGH

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AMERICAN PRESIDENTS CHART

A LAMINATED CHART WITH PERTINENT INFORMATION ON EACH PRESIDENT. INCLUDES ACTIVITY SHEET

ALL AGES

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CARTOON HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

PERFECT FOR TEENAGERS WHO SIMPLY CAN'T GET AMERICAN HISTORY STRAIGHT! EVENTS FROM THE FIRST COLONIES TO THE GULF WAR ARE SPELLED OUT IN CARTOON FORM. GREAT FOR CLIP ART, TOO!

GRADES 7-12

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CHILDREN JUST LIKE ME

A UNIQUE CELEBRATION OF CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD

ALL AGES

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CHILDREN JUST LIKE ME

OUR FAVORITE STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

ALL AGES

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CITIZENSHIP ACTIVITIES

READY-TO-USE ACTIVITIES - 200 SKILLSHEETS FOR REAL-WORLD DEMOCRATIC PARTICIPATION.

GRADES 5-12

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CIVIL WAR - EVENTS

PHOTO HISTORY ACTIVITIES - 8 STURDY, AUTHENTIC PHOTOS WITH COOPERATIVE PROJECTS ON THE BACK. PHOTO INFO., SHARING IDEAS, VOCABULARY FOCUS, FINDING FACTS AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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CIVIL WAR - PROFILES

PHOTO HISTORY ACTIVITIES - 8 STURDY, AUTHENTIC PHOTOS WITH COOPERATIVE PROJECTS ON THE BACK. PHOTO INFO., SHARING IDEAS, VOCABULARY FOCUS, FINDING FACTS AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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CLASS DISCUSSION STARTERS

OVER 180 DISCUSSION STARTERS ON TONS OF TOPICS. PICK APPROPRIATE ONES FOR THE UNIT YOU'RE IN, USE AS JOURNAL TOPICS, START EACH DAY WITH ONE, USE AS EXTRA CREDIT, OR USE WHEN YOU HAVE A SUBSTITUTE. KIDS LOVE THESE!

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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CLOZE STORIES IN SOCIAL STUDIES

AMERICAN SUCCESS STORIES

2-4

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CLOZE STORIES IN SOCIAL STUDIES

OUR NATION'S HOLIDAYS

4-6

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COLONIAL & REVOLUTION SONGS

KIDS LOVE MUSIC, SO YOU KNOW THEY'LL LOVE THESE! MUSIC WAS AN IMPORTANT PART OF EVERYDAY LIFE FOR SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS ALIKE. INCLUDES TWO CD'S WITH HISTORICAL NARRATION: 17TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND THE WAR OF 1812

ALL AGES

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DIGGERS #1-U.S. PRESIDENTS

SKILL UNITS

JR. HIGH

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FOOTBALL GAMEBOARD AND CARDS

UNITED STATES HISTORY FOOTBALL GAME BOARD - KIDS ANSWER QUESTIONS TO RUN FOR YARDAGE (EASY QUESTIONS), PASS (HARDER QUESTIONS), OR KICK A FIELD GOAL (DIFFICULT QUESTIONS). UP TO SIX TEAMS CAN PLAY AT ONCE. 300 QUESTIONS PER SET. CARDS: PRE-REVOLUTION TO CONSTITUTION; CONSTITUTION TO WWII CARDS

JR. HIGH/HIGH

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY 1800-1850

SKILL UNITS

5-12

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY 1940-1965

SKILL UNITS

5-12

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY I

SKILL UNITS

5-12

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY III 1850-1900

SKILL UNITS

5-12

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY IV 1900-1939

SKILL UNITS

5-12

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HISTORY SPEAKS SERIES: (6 BOOKS)

 

 

 

..BILL OF RIGHTS

STUDENTS INTERPRET POLITICAL CARTOONS, ANALYZE COURT DECISIONS, READ CURRENT LEGISLATION, EXAMINE THE ORIGINS OF EACH OF THE 10 AMENDMENTS AND GIVE REAL-LIFE CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTS OF HOW THOSE RIGHTS PLAY A ROLE IN AMERICAN LIVES TODAY. HANDOUTS, DISCUSSIONS AND PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN THIS LIVELY, EASY-TO-USE RESOURCE

4-8

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..DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

STUDENTS STUDY THE EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND ANALYZE WHAT SOME HISTORIANS CONSIDER TO BE THE FIRST AMERICAN POLITICAL CARTOON. ACTIVITIES TEST THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND HELP PLACE IT IN AN HISTORICAL CONTEXT

4-8

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..GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

STUDENTS COME FACE TO FACE WITH LINCOLN'S WRITING AND PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIAL. THIS REPRODUCIBLE BOOK PROVIDES ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS TO INVESTIGATE THIS SPEECH, AS WELL AS PLACE IT IN THE LARGER CONTEXT OF EENTS THAT LED TO ITS WRITING. SIX ACTIVITIES, EACH WITH TWO PARTS - NARRATIVE AND REVIEW, WILL HELP STUDENTS UNDERSTAND LINCOLN, THE BATTLE OF GETTSBURG AND HOW THIS ADDRESS WAS RECEIVED INCONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTS

4-8

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..PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO TWO SUPREME COURT CASES, EDITORIAL CARTOONS AND A WEALTH OF OTHER MATERIALS WHICH REQUIRE THEM TO THINK ABOUT ISSUES CENTRAL TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION ITSELF. HANDOUTS, DISCUSSIONS AND PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIALS (INCLUDING A REPRODUCTION OF THE 1892 MAGAZINE PAGE WHICH FIRST PRINTED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE) ARE INCLUDED IN THIS LIVELY, EASY-TO-USE RESOURCE

4-8

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..PREAMBLE TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

INTROUDCES STUDENTS TO THE REASONS THE FRAMERS WROTE THE CONSTITUTION. STUDENTS WILL ALSO LEARN ABOUT THE ARGUMENTS THAT SHAPED THIS DOCUMENT WHICH IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE GREATEST OF ITS KIND. THROUGH TIME LINES, CROSSWORDS AND NARRATIVE TEXT, STUDENTS ARE INTRODUCED TO THE REASONS THE CONSTITUTION WAS WRITTEN. OTHER ACTIVITIES SHOW HOW THOSE PURPOSES ARE BEING FULFILLED BY GOVERNMENT TODAY

4-8

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..STAR-SPANGLED BANNER

IN STUDYING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND THE FLAG THAT INSPIRED IT, STUDENTS WILL GAIN INSIGHT INTO WHY THE POEM BECAME THE NATIONAL SONG. THE ACTIVITIES HAVE TWO PARTS - NARRATIVE AND REVIEW. STUDENTS FIRST READ THE NARRATIVES AND THEN REVIEW THE MATERIALS THROUGH A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES INCLUDING CROSSWORD PUZZLES, MAPPING ACTIVITIES AND QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS THAT TEST FOR COMPREHENSION AND UNDERSTANDING. THEY WILL LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF FLAGS IN THE U.S., THE BATTLE FOR FORT MC HENRY AND THE STORY BEHIND FRANCIS SCOTT KEY'S FAMOUS POEM

4-8

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INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FOR TEENS

A POSITIVE ADDITION TO ANY CLASSROOM. HISTORICAL, INSPIRATION AND MOTIVATIONAL. PROMOTES DISCUSSION. GREAT FOR BULLETIN BOARDS. INSPIRES KIDS TO WRITE QUOTES OF THEIR OWN

7-12

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY SERIES - SET OF 5 BOOKS

EXPAND STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE OF HISTORY WHILE BUILDING COMPREHENSION SKILLS! THESE OUTSTANDING UNITS PRESENT AN ENDLESS ARRAY OF TOPICS SUCH AS DANIEL BOONE, THE CIVIL WAR, PAUL REVERE, ETC. ALSO INCLUDED ARE QUESTIONS, RESEARCH, TIME LINES, PUZZLES, AND MORE. READING LEVEL 5

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

LATTER 1700'S

5-8

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

EARLY 1800'S

5-8

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

LATTER 1800'S

5-8

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

1900-1939

5-8

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HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

1940-1965

5-8

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR - EVENTS

PHOTO HISTORY ACTIVITIES - 8 STURDY, AUTHENTIC PHOTOS WITH COOPERATIVE PROJECTS ON THE BACK. PHOTO INFO., SHARING IDEAS, VOCABULARY FOCUS, FINDING FACTS AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR - PROFILES

PHOTO HISTORY ACTIVITIES - 8 STURDY, AUTHENTIC PHOTOS WITH COOPERATIVE PROJECTS ON THE BACK. PHOTO INFO., SHARING IDEAS, VOCABULARY FOCUS, FINDING FACTS AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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SHORT LESSONS IN U.S. HISTORY

OFFERS BITE-SIZED, EASY-TO-USE LESSONS THAT ARE STUDENT-FRIENDLY AND RELEVANT FOR TODAY'S STUDENT. EACH SHORT LESSON INCLUDES MAP SKILLS AND BIOGRAPHIES OF U.S. LEADERS AS WELL AS REVIEW QUIZZES AND STUDENT-PACED ASSESSMENT

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE NOVEL

MAKE THE PAST COME ALIVE FOR YOUR STUDENTS BY INTRODUCING THEM TO A WIDE ARRAY OF FASCINATING HISTORICAL NOVELS!

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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U.S. HISTORY GAME

A READING COMPREHENSION GAME. TEACH READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS IN A CURRICULAR CONTEXT. THESE QUESTIONS ARE WRITTEN JUST LIKE THE ONES YOUR STUDENTS WILL FACE ON STANDARDIZED TESTS. THEY'LL GAIN A BETTER APPRECIATION FOR OUR HISTORY AND LINK EVENTS OF THE PAST WITH CURRENT EVENTS. PLUS THEY'LL GET LOTS OF PRACTICE IN READING COMPREHENSION AND LANGUAGE SKILLS

AGE 11-18

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WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?

DESIGNED TO HELP KIDS RECOGNIZE WHO THEY ARE NOW AND ENVISION WHO THEY WANT TO BECOMES, BECAUSE KIDS CAN CHANGE THEIR LIVES WHEN THEY TAKE CHARGE OF THEMSELVES. THERE ARE CHAPTERS ON POSITIVE ATTITUDES, COMMUNICATION, CLEANLINESS, FORGIVENESS, RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, AND MUCH MORE. REPRODUCIBLE PAGES

ALL AGES

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WORLD HISTORY AND YOU-BOOK 2

WORKBOOKS (SET OF 5)

JR. HIGH/ HIGH

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