When are the ideals and values of democracy most vulnerable? What is freedom and what does it mean to be free? How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma? Join us to explore how to create a unit to help your students study this significant period in American history when ordinary citizens and former slaves were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amidst the social and political upheaval after the American Civil War.
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
Recommended for 6-12th grade U.S. history, world history, or humanities teachers.
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