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Listening to Children Think Critically about Christopher Columbus

--Mary Beth Henning, Jennifer L. Snow-Gerono, Diane Reed, and Amy Warner
Two fourth grade teachers strive to create lessons that are developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive, and historically accurate in teaching about Columbus's encounter with Native Americans.

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Listening to Children Think Critically about Christopher Columbus

--Mary Beth Henning, Jennifer L. Snow-Gerono, Diane Reed, and Amy Warner
Two fourth grade teachers strive to create lessons that are developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive, and historically accurate in teaching about Columbus's encounter with Native Americans.

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Using Archaeology to Explore Cultures of North America through Time

--Mary S. Black
Simulated excavations, as well as other indoor activities, can "create dynamic learning adventures." A full-page sidebar features resources about corn, especially popcorn!

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Using Archaeology to Explore Cultures of North America through Time

--Mary S. Black
Simulated excavations, as well as other indoor activities, can "create dynamic learning adventures." A full-page sidebar features resources about corn, especially popcorn!

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Hiroshima: A City with Peace as Its Purpose

--Donna Nesbitt
After reading the children's book "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes," students can visit the website of Peace Park in Hiroshima and fold a paper crane as an introduction to "discussing issues of war and peace in today's world."

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Hiroshima: A City with Peace as Its Purpose

--Donna Nesbitt
After reading the children's book "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes," students can visit the website of Peace Park in Hiroshima and fold a paper crane as an introduction to "discussing issues of war and peace in today's world."

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[em]The American Girls Collection[/em] History Project: A Third Grade and Teacher

--Karen Hoelscher
Third graders developed brief dramas (based on this historical fiction book series) to present to classmates, teachers, and invited family friends.

http://publications.socialstudies.org/yl/1002/100204.html

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[em]The American Girls Collection[/em] History Project: A Third Grade and Teacher

--Karen Hoelscher
Third graders developed brief dramas (based on this historical fiction book series) to present to classmates, teachers, and invited family friends.

http://publications.socialstudies.org/yl/1002/100204.html

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Pullout: Speaking in the First Person: Notable Women in History

--Tracy Rock and Barbara Levin
Each student selects a notable woman, researches her biography, tells her story in the first person, then answers questions from classmates. Short bios given for Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Sojourner Truth; Harriet Tubman; and Mary Walker, M.D.

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