Submitted work by SandraP

Analyzing Objects

Porcelain

Musket Ball

Smallpox

Nail

Reaper

Shirtwaist

Transistor

Coffee

Record

Tire

Dishwasher

Dress

Stereograph

Stone

Mail

Shoe

Question 1:
Historical thinking requires that the learner embrace all things of that time period in which the event you are focused on occurred.
Question 2:
Objects can act as a springboard to discussions about a particular time period. The inner workings of a community are often reflected in objects owned and/or valued by the people. Along with the written word of a particular time and place, the setting for an event begins to form.
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Question 1:
Historical thinking requires that the learner embrace all things of that time period in which the event you are focused on occurred.
Question 2:
Objects can act as a springboard to discussions about a particular time period. The inner workings of a community are often reflected in objects owned and/or valued by the people. Along with the written word of a particular time and place, the setting for an event begins to form.
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Question 1:
This cup looks to be part of a very expensive set of china. Gold trim, intricate designs, and the history of its travels would help it be an article worth investigation.
Question 2:
All three sets of china I have inherited come with a rich background. Each reflecting the economics, ethic origin, and personal choices made by my ancestors as they struggled to survive. All three sets will go to my daughter who will have her own connection to the past.
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Question 1:
It looks to be pitted and round. It would be interesting to know the weight and type of firearm it was loaded into. Certainly it would make a giant hole in anyone shot. Where musket balls made of a particular medal
and in a specific place? With what force and accuracy did musket balls have when properly fired?
Question 2:
How extensive were the weapons used and in what altercations would be my first questions. Were these firearms available to the average patriot?
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Length and shape are the two outstanding features I took note of at first. As I studied these nails (?) , the ends-some blunt and some pointed- added to the heads made me question their use.
Question 2:
Construction of what and by whom? How were they made and were they made for specific projects? These basic nails could lead us to a particular time frame in history.
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Question 1:
It appears to be indented into a substance. Is the black part ink? What made the hourglass impression vs. the rounder deeper impressions?
Question 2:
Having no idea what this object is, I have no idea on how it connects to broader themes in history.
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Question 1:
These well worn shoes appear to be handmade with leather shoelaces and uneven stitches on the soles. The wearer got his money's worth!
Question 2:
The older generation -my great grandfather- said a man's worth could be judged by his foot wear. Shiny and new -there was not much to you! Old and well worn -there was a man not frightened by hard work. Army's need footwear that will serve them well. The confederate soldiers had a problem getting shoes and other Northern manufactured goods for long difficult treks to and from the battlefield.
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Question 1:
It is a very old container of canned coffee (1oz) serving made by Nestleś which is a company which still is around!
Question 2:
It would have been difficult for Civil War soldiers to obtain coffee or/and other nonperishable foods and supplies. Coffee would have been prized right along with sugar and salt.
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Question 1: This waist shirt looks to be well made and worn by a lady with a tiny waist.
Question 2:
Clothing often indicated station in life. This blouse doesn´t have any decoration and may have been connected to a woman who worked.Simple but womanly looking it could be worn many places.
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The dress and the look say determined. The gloves? , hat, and to the ankle dress are proper wear for the day but she looks to be ready for a challenge.
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Womenś rights had become a large issue. I wonder if this determined looking lady was part of that movement.
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Question 1:
A classic record which is a symbol of a movement back to the finer things in life, this piece of history signals a time when things had become more settled. Could radios and mass communication be far behind?
Question 2:
To whom did this record and the expensive phonograph
it was played upon belong? The phonograph and the radio-television would allow those in power to reach the ears of the masses.
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Question 1:
My grandmotherś kitchen looked a lot like the one in the picture. Splash guard tiles, simple knobs, plain white cabinets, and a window over the sink! Labor saving devices such as the dishwasher were making their way in American homes. Not mine.
Question 2:
With industrialization and the addition of women to the workforce, the dishwasher and other time saving devices began to show up in the households.
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Question 1:
It looks to be Cyrus McCormick's reaper which helped revolutionize farming. Need spurs invention or so my grandmother said. Horses were still needed but it reduced the amount of manual labor needed. He was a Virginia boy!
Question 2:
Feeding our country has always been a priority. As our population grew so did the need to farm more efficiently. The invention of the reaper helped us gather our crops and make them one step closer to the dinner table.
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Question 1:
It looks to be Cyrus McCormick's reaper which helped revolutionize farming. Need spurs invention or so my grandmother said. Horses were still needed but it reduced the amount of manual labor needed. He was a Virginia boy!
Question 2:
Feeding our country has always been a priority. As our population grew so did the need to farm more efficiently. The invention of the reaper helped us gather our crops and make them one step closer to the dinner table.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
Question 2:
Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
Question 2:
Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
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Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
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Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
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Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
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Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
It looks to be something used to view an picture in depth. With the right eye and the left eye viewing the same picture it would blend into one and perhaps provide a more detailed view.
Question 2:
Like many other inventions this one no doubt, led to changes in an evolving society.We craved change -still do_ and with each new innovation we reached newer heights.
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Question 1:
I notice the huge amount of tires pictured in the photograph along with the fact these tires don't appear to have the width of my automobiles tires.
Question 2:
The coming of the automobile didn't coincide with the recycling of rubber. Old tires may be made into numerous things and should never go in landfills.
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Question 1:
It appears to be a letter sent by the Confederate States of America. It states official business and has no postage stamp. Even the style of writing says this is an important communication!
Question 2:
To whom was this letter addressed and what did it deal with? Did he have a position of importance thus the Official Business mark? Strong connections are likely as it comes from the Confederate States of America post office..
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Question 1:
Is it a tombstone? It is worn down but seems to have writing on it and a protective set of bars surrounding it.
Question 2:
Cemeteries often provide links to the past. In gathering my own family history, my mom and I made numerous visits to several cemeteries to gather family connections we could pursue.
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Question 1:
Is it a tombstone? It is worn down but seems to have writing on it and a protective set of bars surrounding it.
Question 2:
Cemeteries often provide links to the past. In gathering my own family history, my mom and I made numerous visits to several cemeteries to gather family connections we could pursue.
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Question 1: They cast some interesting shadows! They are all parts of something mechanical?
Question 2:
Our nation was moving rapidly forward. Labor saving devices were being invented. Our economy was booming. We were on our way to the electronic age of the computer and much more.
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Question 1:
Historical thinking involves observation, investigation, and research into the whole of an event. Use of a single primary and/or secondary resource only provides a piece of the puzzle. To truly think historically along with multiple accounts and context, one would have to analyze and interpretation as well.
Question 2:
Placing an unfamiliar object before the children and then having them use the chart- See, Think, Wonder would start the ball rolling as far as thinking historically. Function, purpose, design, and context (time frame it was used) would serve the child well as they put themselves into the thick of an event they were investigating.
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Question 1:
Was this set of porcelain a part of the boycott of all British luxury items? or made by the colonial merchants in response to the ever tighten British control? The colonies´ own craftsmen took advantage of the fact the supporters of no taxation without representation were no longer buying indulgences. They began to make their own clothes and house hold goods. The concept of the individual merchant took hold in the colonies as we work for ourselves and not the mother country.

Question 2:
It would be great to trace the development of the different products produced by the colonies in response to the British pressure to import highly taxed goods. What other methods did the mother use to checkmate this response of the colonies? Counter measures?
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Specifically, the type of firearm used by the patriots was determined by factors such as the time it took to reload and fire at oneś enemy. This in turn effected the alignment of troops. I, too, read and was told , we fought like the Indians and hid behind objects as we fired on the sitting"duck redcoats. A final factor in the choosing of the smooth bore musket over the rifle would be the type of soldier! Only the bravest of men would stand shoulder to shoulder knowing a volley of musket balls were on their way.
Question 2:
Personal communications in the form of letters or battlefield reports would help deepen our understanding of the spirit of the day. It would be particularly enlightening if we heard from those tasked with dealing with those who broke rank.
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Specifically, the mass production of nails made the balloon house the best, cheapest option for those determined to move westward and claim opportunities afford by our expanding country. The need for skilled labor was eliminated. Materials were cheater and could be gather from the forests themselves.
Question 2:
This reminds me of the fact that, at first in the westward expansion, there were few mapped ¨safe¨ trails for the brave to forge. My own family tells the tale of one branch of our family who ceased to be when an ill fated wagon train did not survive. A second party of brave souls found their graves (who buried them?) and wrote to tell relatives of their fate.
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Question 1:
Specifically, the mass production of nails made the balloon house the best, cheapest option for those determined to move westward and claim opportunities afford by our expanding country. The need for skilled labor was eliminated. Materials were cheater and could be gather from the forests themselves.
Question 2:
This reminds me of the fact that, at first in the westward expansion, there were few mapped ¨safe¨ trails for the brave to forge. My own family tells the tale of one branch of our family who ceased to be when an ill fated wagon train did not survive. A second party of brave souls found their graves (who buried them?) and wrote to tell relatives of their fate.
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Question 1:
This germ proved to be a mighty force in felling armies (and populations) without a single shot being fired. Had Washington not reversed his decision on inoculating his men against smallpox ,we might have had a much weaker fighting force and lost our bid for independence. The whatifs are frightening. In those that died, was there one soul that had he/she lived could have changed the face of history as we know it?
Question 2:
The drawbacks of using disease to predict historical outcomes is the fact diseases move in unpredictable ways. The benefits of any disease is that it pushes us to discovery. Whether we strive to cure or contain it, disease pushes us to take chances (Jenner) or seek alternatives (Quarantine Law of 1721) that will influence the outcome of a particular situation.
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Question 1:
These are poorly manufactured shoes to meet the needs of an army meant to hold the Union together. It is a specific example of one item needed by the soldiers going to battle in the Civil War. The whole structure of our government changed as we were asked to outfit an army. Taxes and the draft sprang from this well.
Question 2:
Newspapers, fliers, and town meetings (of course, each authorś slant of all of these would have to be taken into account) would signal the changes in public opinion. Government response in the form of laws and the structuring of dispersal of money and goods would tell us even more. Personal correspondence between major players in this time frame would serve to given us an inside look at the shear panic officials must have felt as the needs out weighted the ability to provide.
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Question 1:
When the need arises, industry responds . War food was needed to feed our growing army. Instant became our normal.
Question 2:
Womenś roles are a moving target! The limitations of advertising for whatever product being sold would be the speed with which those roles are forever changing. Once the primarily house wife, the women of today are not only home makers but bread winners as well.
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Question 1:
This shirt waist blouse represents the ever growing role of women in the work force. Simple to wear; simple to make. Sweatshops were replaced by factories. Unions began to spring up to protect the rights of workers.
Question 2:
I would ask specifics. Who were the leaders of the movement to balance profit with basic human rights!
Why were there not Labor Laws that forced the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory to install sprinklers above the 6th story? What charges did the Shirtwaist Kings face and how did they fair after they lost?
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Question 1:
The look , the white dress, and time frame all speak to a time when the womanś role was changing from wife and mother to one of person with beliefs and purpose beyond the confines of the home.
Question 2:
Looking into the different views of suffrage as colored by race and situation would help understand the struggle between women themselves. Secondary and primary resources could be compared.
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Question 1:
Nora Bayes and her song marked the fact immigrants were no longer marked as outsiders but as Americans. Mass communication helped with the mixing of cultures. The seams began to blend into a unified country as shown by the cartoons of the day and of course the fact citizens referred to America as the melting pot of all cultures.
Question 2:
Following the family tree of one immigrant family from
the country of their birth to present day, would serve to highlight the difficulties of emigration. A comparison of those entering Ellis Island and those landing on Angel Island would point out the racism present as as emigration reached its peek.
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Question 1:
This gadget was a symbol of the Cold War between Russia and the United States after WWll. The two superpowers got into a war of words, ideas , and economics. In communism, the government controls production and resources deciding for the good of the people. In the US capitalism and democracy have leadership roles.




















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Question 2:
This module helped me to understand how going head to head with Russia helped us become a world leader. We participated in the nuclear arms race, space race, and built up our global military presence.
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Our country moved from being labor intense to capital intense. There it once took 20 men it now took two to clear and entire field of grain. Our population shifted and our thinking as well. Mechanical improvements like the reaper changed the face of our nation.
Question 2:
The telephone allowed us to communicate in real time.
Thoughts no longer were sent in letters that might take a week(s) to be read and responded to by the people involved. The Rat race sped up considerably with every new invention. With the light bulb came a longer day!
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Question 1:
The stereoscope shaped the political, social, and cultural arenas of the time by choosing what the public was exposed to-much like some newspapers and programs try to do today. Roosevelt's speech was boiled down to a chosen set of words-" Prerequisites to Success" . In my judgement, Underwood and Underwood yielded a lot of power with the control of the stereoscope!!
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Students might trace the development of the television industry or the internet. Predicted trends of the future?Is there a limit to what images should and should not be aloud. Censorship?
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Question 1:
The stereoscope shaped the political, social, and cultural arenas of the time by choosing what the public was exposed to-much like some newspapers and programs try to do today. Roosevelt's speech was boiled down to a chosen set of words-" Prerequisites to Success" . In my judgement, Underwood and Underwood yielded a lot of power with the control of the stereoscope!!
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Students might trace the development of the television industry or the internet. Predicted trends of the future?Is there a limit to what images should and should not be aloud. Censorship?
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Question 1:
The stereoscope shaped the political, social, and cultural arenas of the time by choosing what the public was exposed to-much like some newspapers and programs try to do today. Roosevelt's speech was boiled down to a chosen set of words-" Prerequisites to Success" . In my judgement, Underwood and Underwood yielded a lot of power with the control of the stereoscope!!
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Students might trace the development of the television industry or the internet. Predicted trends of the future?Is there a limit to what images should and should not be aloud. Censorship?
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Question 1:
The stereoscope shaped the political, social, and cultural arenas of the time by choosing what the public was exposed to-much like some newspapers and programs try to do today. Roosevelt's speech was boiled down to a chosen set of words-" Prerequisites to Success" . In my judgement, Underwood and Underwood yielded a lot of power with the control of the stereoscope!!
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Students might trace the development of the television industry or the internet. Predicted trends of the future?Is there a limit to what images should and should not be aloud. Censorship?
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These tires represent the tightening of our belts as we rose to meet the need for rubber during the war. The tires pictured stayed on vehicles long past replacement time as 'good' Americans no longer drove unless absolutely necessary saving both gasoline and rubber.
Question 2:
What effect did this poster propaganda have on 'Joe Blow'? (normal, everyday Americans). My grandmother's tale of sharing her sugar ration with a friend whose husband had a birthday coming up. Neighbors banned together to share resources. Nothing went to waste! Specifically how did the 'black' market work and how did it fair?
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Opinions were exchanged through the mail. The post office was the main pulpit for anti-slavery groups who used it to communicate their beliefs to the masses. The fact that newspapers had a lower postage rate and were read by most citizen made them powerful political tools. Where a letter might be read by a single soul, newspapers could reach hundreds daily!
Question 2:
This module served to clarify the depth with which the idea of slavery had taken hold of our country. As a whole , we as a nation thought slavery wrong but needed it to continue of the southern economy was to flourish. The Southern states began to talk of rights and fear that the federal government would grow to powerful. The Civil War was on the horizon.
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The boundary stone marks the beginning of our nation. Before now our ideas of democracy were scattered but with the building of Washington, D.C they had a central location. The story of Washington, L'Enfant, and Banneker helps us understand how those in power negotiate with one another successfully. Well until they couldn't--the Civil War.
Question 2:
Students could look at actual maps for those types of boundaries but looking for alliances would be even more interesting. What states joined together in their efforts to pass laws etc. and why? Motivation makes the world go around.
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Question 1:
This transistor marks the beginnings of the current electronics boom we are experiencing. An excellent example of this is the size reduction of the computer ...from a room filling, 500 lbs. machine to one that my oldest grandson wears around his wrist. It connects to the internet, phones friends, and uses a fitbit feature to check on his health.
Question 2:
I would have the children not only analyze those inventions that became successful but those that were near misses. What factors played a role in their failure? Do those factors remain unresolved? There are always lessons to be learned from the past.
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Title: Using Artifacts in the Classroom
Grade Level: Elementary
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In our area, we have sites where archaeological digs are conducted. Once the COVID has subsided, I would love to take my students to the site when the archaeologists are there to speak with them. I would love for them to get to spend the day with them in an outdoor classroom type setting.
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Title: Sandra Parker 3rd grade
Grade Level: Elementary
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Invite them to bring or have their parents bring an object with a
¨history" behind it. The older the better! Many families have stories and treasured articles that are of historical value.
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Title: 3rd grade Sandra Parker
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would have my students expose the myth of Washingtonś army using the tactics deployed by the native Americans. By noting the battle placement of troops, they could see we imitated the British and stood should to shoulder counting on our skill to load and fire the inaccurate flintlock.musket with some success. Perhaps in their research, they could uncover a faction of the population who disagreed with Washingtonś tactics.
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Title: 3rd grade Sandra Parker-Food
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would ask my students to research what a typical family traveling light considered worth taking with them. They then might pack their own ¨wagon¨ after being given a specific weight capacity and monetary constraints. What foods travel well? clothing? The words wants and needs are big in third grade.
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Title: Colonization -effect on the Native American
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
Looking into how disease effected the Native Americans would be something my students would enjoy. Would the face of American be different had colonial diseases not taken an enormous toll on those here before our intrusion? Whole tribes are said to have vanished.




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Title: Demands
Grade Level: Elementary
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The students would enjoy exploring evolution of the simple government we had preCivil War to the complex government of today. Choosing one governmental position, perhaps their state's governor, they could relate to how the powers of government have expanded.
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Title: K-rations
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would have the children investigate the history of and what nutritional value each piece of the K-ration filled. They could develop their own version of a K-ration. Local service men could fill us in on the taste of the real thing.
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Title: Reform guided by tragedy
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
I would have my students review the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and the reform that resulted from it-unions, new rules and regulations. Looking at our current situation, I would have them predict what changes and safeguards would be put into place due to their having lived through current pandemic.
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Title: Reform guided by tragedy
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
I would have my students review the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and the reform that resulted from it-unions, new rules and regulations. Looking at our current situation, I would have them predict what changes and safeguards would be put into place due to their having lived through current pandemic.
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Title: Technology and the spread of the suffrage movement
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would have the children examine magazines published by women and those published currently. What issues are featured? Ads? etc.
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Title: From generation to generation
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would have the children trace their family tree from across the ocean to their own doorstep. I, myself, have done so as a part of another class.
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Title: Why and what of the Cold War
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
My students would participate in a competition to find the most ways to make change for $2.15 (the amount wouldn´t matter). The winner would receive a very lucrative prize. We would relate that back to motivation and how the US and Russia went head to head in a war of ideas to prove one type government superior over the other. Because of their age they would need to have a concrete basic understanding of down to earth outcomes and a working definition of communism and democracy
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Title: Why and what of the Cold War
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
My students would participate in a competition to find the most ways to make change for $2.15 (the amount wouldn´t matter). The winner would receive a very lucrative prize. We would relate that back to motivation and how the US and Russia went head to head in a war of ideas to prove one type government superior over the other. Because of their age they would need to have a concrete basic understanding of down to earth outcomes and a working definition of communism and democracy
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Title: Field Trip
Grade Level: Elementary
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In our area (farming) there are several private collections of antique farm tools along with the individuals who know the tales behind their use. It would be a golden opportunity to explore our community's rich heritage. Field trip-community connection
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Title: Experiencing the Past
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would like the class to be able to experience the use of a stereoscope. They could link it to their own virtual experiences. What emotions do the use of 3-d images cause? By viewing something one would not ordinarily view or have a chance to view are we enriching their education as was hoped by Underwood & Underwood? Who was in charge of that decision?
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Title: Recycle, reduce, reuse
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
Pointing to the ingenuity of their great grandparents , I would have the students do without everyday objects or ingredients in their lives. A quick review of the poster propaganda of that period would help them target things. 'Go without sugar for one week', 'Travel only to places within walking distance' etc. What replacements could they come up with?
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Title: Mass Media and its Effect
Grade Level: Elementary
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I would have the children read two newspapers with opposing views and then report what was said about the same situation by different sources.( The New York Post backed Mr. Trump while the Daily Herald backed Mr. Biden ) After looking at current media slants they could then look at newspapers at the time of the debate over slavery and states rights. From this, I hope they would take away the power of mass communication.
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Title: Under it all
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
I would have the children dig deeper into the lives of Washington, Banneker, and L'Enfant to uncover the motivation of each man and that of the forces behind them. The North and the South were fighting for the upper hand in our federal government even at its conception. With Banneker, Washington had to rethink the statement made by Jefferson that races of men were void of mental endowments!
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Title: Create a Timeline
Grade Level: Elementary
Short Answer:
By creating a timeline, the children could see how one thought led to another. One invention inspired the next. I would like them to note the near misses and make note of WHY this particular invention did not lead to success. (What if Pete Best had not been fired from the Beatles?) What if one of those inventions under different circumstances could have been hugely successful?
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