Prosperity and Despair: Civil War and Reconstruction

Prosperity and Despair: Civil War and Reconstruction Overview The Civil War and the years of Reconstruction that followed are linked together in American history producing a period, which embraced both prosperity and despair, triumph and failure, and jubilation and disappointment. These eras not only overlap in time, as the war stretched from 1861 to Union […]

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Periodically Fascinating

Periodically Fascinating Overview This unit encourages students to explore the most basic feature of any chemistry classroom: The Periodic Table of Elements. You can find the Table on the walls of classrooms and laboratories, on the inside cover of most chemistry textbooks, on T-shirts, and even on shower curtains, but what does it mean? These […]

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Figuratively Speaking..

Cross Cultural Figurative Language Overview Everyone has, at some point in his or her life, fallen victim to cultural misunderstanding. I believe it is the duty of the educator to expose students to materials that they would otherwise not encounter. This is why, the purpose of this text set is to introduce students to figurative […]

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The Trout Pool Paradox

Black, George Black Publication date: Publisher: Description In order to learn about tomorrow we often need to look to yesterday. The Trout Pool Paradox has little to do with food but everything to do with how humans impact the land. From the beginning of time, civilizations have sprung up on the banks of rivers across […]

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The great migration: An American story

Lawrence, Jacob Publication date: Lawrence, J. (1993). The great migration: An American story. New York: Harper Collins Publishers. Publisher: Lawrence, J. (1993). The great migration: An American story. New York: Harper Collins Publishers. Description One of the first manifestations of dreams in this text set occurs in Jacob Lawrence’s beautifully illustrated book. In the early […]

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Up From Slavery

Washington, Booker Publication date: Washington, Booker T. (1998). Up From Slavery. New York: Doubleday. Publisher: Washington, Booker T. (1998). Up From Slavery. New York: Doubleday. Description Up From Slavery is Booker T. Washington’s autobiography and record of philosophical beliefs in regards to race and segregation in the Unites States. Washington recounts his life, rising from […]

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