How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore this significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.
Recommended for 6-12th grade U.S. history, world history, humanities, or English language arts teachers committed to implementing a four-week Facing History unit.
In this seminar you will:
Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
Explore themes such as historical memory, justice, and civic participation in a democracy
Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
After this seminar you will:
Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
Space is limited; registration does not guarantee admission. You may be contacted by a Facing History staff member to discuss your application. Scholarships are available.
CTLE hours available for New York State teachers