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Facing History and Ourselves



The first few days of the school year are an important time for establishing a classroom culture.

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Our Back-to-School Toolkit for U.S. History and Social Studies teachers is grounded in social and emotional learning principles and designed to guide and support you as you launch your year, meet your new students, and establish a reflective, inclusive and courageous community.

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Strong Resources to start the year

Building Classroom Community: Lessons for the First Days of School

Unit Overview

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A Checklist to Stay Organized

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Back-to-School Checklist

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