In this creative research project, students imagine a new collection focused around one of the artifacts from the Smithsonian’s 101 Objects that Made America. Begin with a close reading to introduce the collection, then set them free to explore and research. Includes full Teacher’s Guide, Answer Sheet, and Peer and Self Feedback Forms. (grades 7-10)
1. Close Reading to introduce the Smithsonian's collection
2. Vocabulary and inferencing activity to accompany the reading
3. Exhibit Proposal and Planning Sheet to guide research (editable)
4. Peer & Self Review slips
5. Teacher's Guide & Answer Key
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