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.
In this workshop you will:
- explore the essential skills, knowledge, and dispositions for active and engaged participation in our democracy.
- 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:
- 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 unit and lesson plans, study guides, and online tools
- Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost