A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

8.8.17
Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
New York

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A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

Details
Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$390.00
Registration Fee:
$30.00

This seminar introduces Facing History's new resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel. We offer a unique approach that integrates multimedia, historical sources, and Common Core-aligned strategies that deepen students' understanding of the novel and illuminate fundamental questions of human behavior.

In this seminar you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies and classroom activities that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Receive a free copy of Teaching Mockingbird

After this seminar you will:

  • Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom
  • 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 online tools
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost

Recommended for 6-12th grade English language arts, humanities, U.S. history, and world history teachers who are committed to implementing a four-week Facing History unit. Teachers of elective courses covering issues of human rights are also welcome.

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

National Archives in New York
1 Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004
8.8.17 - 8.10.17
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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