"The White House and the National Endowment for the Humanities are planning a big event for the upcoming Constitution Day on Sept. 17. The focus will be on Lincoln's first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862.…"
"I think icivics.org is one of the best sites going for all things Constitution. It has some tremendous interactive games that deal with all branches of government and the Bill of Rights, lesson plans, web quests, pretty much whatever you are…"
"Every year my class creates their own constitution at the begining of the unit. Throughout the year the students find that some rules do not work and we amend the Class Constitution. The students are reasonable with their requests. "
"My new book Motorcycles, Planes, & Revolution would make a good addition to K8-12 studies of the Revolutionary War. The book is about a common man named Noah Pratt who built homes and furniture just outside Boston in the 1770s. Given…"
"If you are looking for an activity without computer, you could have them create a poster or broadside if you will of reasons to join the fight for independence. Or, another option (for non-artistic which would be me), a letter to the editor…"
"Chris, our year for new textbooks came up 3 years ago. The curriculum director had us look over dozens of texts and asked us to make a decision. I told her I would need 170 textbooks at $150 each. The price is the same as a…"
"I will say quickly that it helped to purchase the book on CD and spend some time listening in class. I also got some mileage out of the primary source quotations at the beginning of each chapter. The next time I use the book iIwant to use maps and…"
"I know this is old and you have probably taught it but I thought I would lend my suggestions. We used the Mission US game last year (we had students create game resource sites for elementary students in the district, that included background…"