Teaching US History Thematically
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Teaching around themes rather than chronologically
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A Passion for Teaching and Opinions: Back from #EdCampSS

Talking about teaching U.S. History thematically is one thing. Having Diana Laufenberg show you how it works, then show you her support structure and the results brings it from someone's thought cloud to my reality.
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Teaching in Room 6: Thinking Thematically

Teaching in Room 6: Thinking Thematically | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
When I was in college, the big push was towards thematic teaching. No longer were we to teach in isolated chunks of information, but we were to pull it all together under one big umbrella theme. Because I learned that way, ...
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“What If?” PowerPoints | Mr. Ferlazzo's U.S. History Classes Blog

Copy and paste the link to your What If? PowerPoints in the comments section.
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The “Power of No” in US History | US Daily Review

By the Heritage Foundation, Special for US Daily Review. The right to say no is a powerful force in America's history. Government may not compel conscience. Pacifists can conscientiously object to military service.
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Teaching Successes with ELLs: Primary Source in US History ...

Teaching Successes with ELLs: Primary Source in US History ... | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
Primary Source in US History--Virtual Tour Of White House. Thousands of visitors pour through the White House every year, but they only see a select handful of rooms (probably for security reasons). On this site, you will be ...
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A Thematic Approach to United States History - Social Studies School Service

A Thematic Approach to United States History - Social Studies School Service | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
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The Idea Backpack: Thematic Teaching

The Idea Backpack: Thematic Teaching | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
For older grades, thematic teaching often focuses on a concept related to History or Science. I really want to develop ... Students could study particular regions of a state or the US, countries, or continents.
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A NEW REVIEW OF AN OLD CLASSIC: Cimarron

A NEW REVIEW OF AN OLD CLASSIC: Cimarron | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
Thematically, the film speaks overtly but nobly about issues of racism. Sabra's ... Despite the story and the acting, the colorful characters and honorable thematic content made this movie worth the two hours I spent watching it.
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Not Always Finding The Truth Or Facts In American History ...

Not Always Finding The Truth Or Facts In American History ... | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
An article reviewing some facts in American history. I am American by birth as I was born in the city of New York which is situated in a state which bears the same name. This fact that I am American neither causes me pride nor ...
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Could History Repeat Itself with the Paycheck Fairness Act? - U.S. News & World Report

Could History Repeat Itself with the Paycheck Fairness Act? - U.S. News & World Report | Teaching US History Thematically | Scoop.it
Could History Repeat Itself with the Paycheck Fairness Act?U.S. News & World ReportMikulski pointed out that in 49 years, women have only advanced 18 cents. "We do jobs that are dangerous, that are dirty," Mikulski said.
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Inquiries into a Thematic Approach to American History... - National Council for the Social Studies

Let's say that you're already convinced that a thematic approach to teaching and learning American history is worth exploring. Now what?
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