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This lesson uses primary docs to teach students about Gilded Age Patronage. The docs consist of excerpts from George Washington Plunkeitt and Thomas Nast. The lesson includes an introductory PowerPoint, the worksheet questions, as well as the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Activities
$5.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
Use this PowerPoint activity to introduce students to the complexities of bias and Point of View as part of preparing student's historical analysis skills. See the Analyzing Tone and Point of View activity for the additional activities.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, History, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, DBQs
$3.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Mr Compton
A Gilded Age Test that includes several analysis questions. See Gilded Age Docs file for the test documents referred in the doc.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, ExamView Question Banks
$5.00
$3.00
6 ratings
4.0
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A viewing guide that connects the Butter Battle Book to the Cold War.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Movie Guides, Video Files
$5.00
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This includes 40 multiple choice/matching question test, a separate primary source document, and a complete review guide. A good assessment for a general education U.S. History class. Probably too easy for an AP class.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, ExamView Question Banks
$5.00
$4.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This guide has served as a great early crutch to teach AP World students how to organize their DBQs. It has been very successful as evidenced to 90% of past students passing the AP World Exam.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs
$3.00
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This brief PowerPoint introduces students to the purpose of historiography as well as primary and secondary information sources. Finally it concludes with a couple analysis activities to determine the reliability of class historical sources.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, History, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.00
4 ratings
3.8
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The purpose of this activity is to teach students how word choice (tone) can be used to change the message of a document. Please see the Intro to Point of View and Bias for the complete lesson.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, DBQs
$3.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By Mr Compton
A 25 question multiple choice test that consists of both recall questions and document analysis. This zip folder includes a study guide as well as a geography matching section. If you need the original Examview file I can email that to you. Too
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Assessment, ExamView Question Banks
$5.00
$4.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This activity forces students to read primary excerpts from each religion to determine their own conclusions about the faiths/belief systems. Instead of students trying to read secondary texts, then memorizing characteristics, they get to live the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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It is my favorite unit to teach. This unit takes teachers and students through modern economic conditions through a presentation that uses Jared Diamond's theory explaining the haves and have nots in the world. All of the multimedia resources are
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Human Development
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Unit Plans, Movie Guides, Video Files
$20.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Mr Compton
This assignment structures the political cartoon analysis process. It pairs several 1920's issues with an opportunity to develop the analysis habit of mind. Great for all levels of students ranging from general ed to APUSH.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, DBQs
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This lesson begins with a PowerPoint that introduces the Dynastic Cycle idea, then it asks students to apply their understanding, assigning historical developments to the appropriate dynastic cycle category. A quick and easy lesson for middle
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By Mr Compton
Use this PowerPoint activity to give students an opportunity to practice their ability of turning AP World prompts into a question format prior to writing their free responses.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs
$3.00
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This assignment challenges students to read primary documents from a number of often neglected perspectives such as African Americans, women, and an enlisted soldier. A great assignment for students ranging from general ed. U.S. History to APUSH.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, DBQs
$3.00
2 ratings
3.6
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By Mr Compton
An intro guide that helps students develop the structure of their CCOT Essays
Subjects:
World History, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
A 40 question multiple choice test that includes both recall questions as well as document analysis. The folder includes the test, a study guide, and the Please let me know if you would like the Examview file, I can email it to you. Too easy for
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Assessment, ExamView Question Banks
$5.00
$4.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
This is a Jeopardy review PowerPoint complete with links, images, as well as a money page that fades out the money value after the question has been selected.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Games
$5.00
$3.00
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By Mr Compton
This awesome simulation actively engages students in the trade routes, resources, and groups who traded on the Saharan Sand Roads. The lesson provides a PowerPoint that helps facilitate the simulation's round, a teacher's instructional guide, as
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Simulations
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Compton
A great aid that assists students organizing the structure and purpose of each sentence in a DBQ. Also helps to structure the prompt identification process.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, DBQs
$2.00
$1.90
1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

- High School Teacher (9 years) - AP U.S. History (2 years) - U.S. History (6 years) - World History (6 years) - AP World History (3 years) - Distance Learning Teacher (1 year) - Blended Learning Teacher (1 year) - U.S. History Curriculum Design Leader (4 years)

MY TEACHING STYLE

Throughout the years I have developed a number of lessons convey a wide array of teaching styles varying from hands on inquiry activities and simulations, to direct delivery PowerPoint lectures. The ultimate goal is to demonstrate to students a number of analytical capabilities so that they can then practice them, then use them to convey a deep understanding of knowledge.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

- Rochester Falcon Teacher of the Month: May 08, May 09, April 10 - Drum Major of Spartan Marching Band 2005, 2006 - Dean’s List, Michigan State University, May 06, 05, 04, Dec 02 - D.A.R. Good Citizen Award Recipient South Haven High School ,02

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

- Master's in Education Technology- Michigan State University (2011) - B.A. History & Geography- Michigan State University (2006)

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