Helping students express themselves is central to engaging them in an inspiring, challenging, and empowering intellectual journey. Writing—exploratory, formal, playful, provocative—helps students to engage themselves and others and to deepen their understanding of important historical content and themes. During this webinar, you will learn strategies that will help your students build informative, explanatory, and argumentative writing skills needed to address the Reconstruction Era and compelling issues in today's world.
- PDF: Taking School Online With a Student-Centered Approach
- Reading: Untitled Poem by Beth Strano 1
- Teaching Strategy: Contracting
- Unit: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
- Resource: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy Unit Writing Strategies
- Reading: W.E.B. DuBois Reflects on the Purpose of History
- Audio: W.E.B. DuBois Reflects on the Purpose of History
- Lesson: A Contested History
- Teaching Strategy: Wraparound
- 1 : We originally posted a version of this poem attributed to Mickey ScottBey Jones. After learning that Jones' version was plagiarized, we have replaced it with the original poem by Beth Strano. Please use Strano's version going forward.