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Date: Jun 27 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 26 for June 27, 2018

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Date: Jun 20 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 25 for June 20, 2018

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Western Massachusetts Writing Project - Civics Literacy Leadership Institute - 2018-2019 school year - Info  

 

Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Grades:

Uncle Sam, behind high wall marked "Literacy Test" which is spiked with pen points, says to immigrant family below: "You're welcome, if you can climb it".
Date: Jun 16 2018
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Who gets accepted as a citizen or as an immigrant?  Who is considered a desirable immigrant? This lesson plan examines the arrival of newcomers and the history of the entry process. Students use primary source images and texts to investigate the answer to this question for Ellis Island in the 1900s and then present evidence with supported claims. The lesson is made vivid by the task of deciding…

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Date: Jun 13 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 24 for June 13, 2018

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Date: Jun 6 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 23 for June 6, 2018

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Date: May 30 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 22 for May 30, 2018

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Date: May 23 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 21 for May 23, 2018

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Date: May 16 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 20 for May 16, 2018

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Date: May 9 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 19 for May 9, 2018

men in overalls and hats squat in the shade of a car as others stand in the background.
Date: May 6 2018
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This lesson guides students in exploring the Great Depression of 1920-1940 with a focus on the Dust Bowl, Migrant Workers, and the status of people with disabilities during this time period. The lesson is conceived as a research project in preparation for reading John Steinbeck’s novella “Of Mice and Men”, and could also be an interdisciplinary unit linking American History, English Literature…