The study of the Reconstruction Era in American history is essential to the understanding of citizenship and democracy in the United States today. 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.
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 workshop 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
- Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom
Recommended for 6th-12th grade U.S. history, world history, humanities, or English language arts.
Up to two graduate credits will be offered upon completing this seminar.