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The teaching strategies on this page are referenced within The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy unit.
Find the teaching strategies, media, and online resources referenced throughout the Teaching Farewell To Manzanar guide.
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We have developed 7 lessons that accompany each of the videos in our series on the Reconstruction era. These lessons provide educators with a framework for introducing the historical background and responding to the questions raised in the central video of the lesson. Educators will find the video within each lesson, along with suggestions for applicable teaching strategies and a curated selection of primary source materials that can be used as handouts in a classroom.