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Teaching Cause-and-Effect Reasoning

created Jun 03, 2015 10:57 PM
Originally posted on  September 10, 2011  by Shennan Hutton It’s often difficult for students to understand historical patterns, especially in their textbooks. We can help by teaching them ...

Did the Southern states have the right to secede from the Union?

created Jun 03, 2015 10:55 PM
Originally posted on  August 20, 2011  by Shennan Hutton The current political debate about the powers of the states versus the power of the federal government often centers around the ...

Lincoln and Slavery Lesson Plan

created Jun 03, 2015 10:53 PM
Originally posted on  July 19, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Did Abraham Lincoln change his mind about slavery?  Abraham Lincoln did not start the Civil War in order to end slavery. He ...

Civil War Heroes

created Jun 03, 2015 10:52 PM
Originally posted on  July 2, 2011  by Shennan Hutton One of the activities the Blueprint teacher leaders are planning for the Civil War unit is to assign each student a character to ...

At the Blueprint Civil War Unit Institute

created Jun 03, 2015 10:48 PM
Originally posted on  June 30, 2011  by Shennan Hutton I’ve had an amazing time the last three days. I’m at the Blueprint Civil War Unit Institute, working with six amazing teachers: ...
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