Highlights of numerous seasons of the popular PBS: Finding Your Roots program with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In this collection you will find: Video (55), Document (9), Webpage (1), Lesson Plan (9), Media Gallery (18) for Grades 5-13+
Month: June 2020
PBS has a collection of a variety of media to introduce your students to George Washington and the American Revolution. Included this Collection are: Image (2), Interactive (3), Video (3), Document (1), Media Gallery (1) for Grades 5-12
See the progress of the war through the actions and decisions of General George Washington, such as direct confrontation, military strategy, disease prevention, and spy techniques.
- Yorktown Now or Never
- Yorktown: The French Alliance
- Yorktown: The Siege Begins
- Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War: Culper Code Book
- Smallpox Inoculation Letter
- Washington Crossing the Delaware Painting- Interactive
- Interactive Map of the Battle of Trenton
A Middle School Teacher and Principal discuss the use of picture books in the Middle School classroom do introduce complex literary techniques and reading strategies.
“Charlie Anderson by Barbara Abercrombie, is about a cat who spends the days in the woods and comes home to sleep with his owner, only to leave again the next morning.”
“It is a parallel story and requires quite a bit of inferring on the part of the reader, ” says teacher Jason DeHart.