Category: U.S. History

Kroka Media 2016

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Historical Essay

Summative Performance Task & Tool Harwood Union History Department   Your Challenging Task: Answer a historical question in a formal academic essay using ample evidence from multiple sources.   Your Learning Target: I can uses evidence from multiple sources to make a strong argument on an historical question or debate.   What is your Historical…

Digital History 03/13/2015

8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class Tags: quizzes, web tools, tools, quiz, web2.0, assessment, educational technology Posted from Diigo. The rest of Vermont Digital History group favorite links are here.

Freedom Riders – Great Video on Civil Rights Era

ABOUT THE FILM FREEDOM RIDERS is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives—and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment—for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the…

Don’t Judge

Link to folder with photos PicMonkey – Pixlr – Aviary – Fotoflexer – Snapseed  (iOS App) – BeFunky –

Rethinking the American Revolution Jigsaw

Create a ‘Did you know…’ media piece using one of the resources below… (Boston Massacre) You could also Google – Myths of the American Revolution

U.S. History: January 27-31

Overview Last week we watched the first episode of Crash Course U.S. History and then discussed how Jared Diamond’s book (Guns, Germs, and Steel) helps us to answer the question “why were Europeans able to eventually dominate the Native Americans?” Assignments This Week 1) Write a reflection on the two resources posted above.  What are…

US History Midterm Questions

Link to Google Doc Foreign Policy – Semester 1 – US History – What did you learn? 1) Personal Reflection Question: (15 minutes) What lessons has history taught you?  What are the most significant or enduring lessons you will remember 10 years from now? 2) Short Essay Questions:  (45 Minutes) Please answer as many of…

Digital History 01/16/2014

Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries Tags: documentaries, documentary, films, movies Posted from Diigo. The rest of Vermont Digital History group favorite links are here.