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Specializing in adapted primary sources and editable assignments for secondary teachers.
 
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Start with a vivid excerpt from The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. Then, students analyze three brief 1906 newspaper documents that reveal how the public and government responded to the muckraking novel. Check out the PREVIEW for a closer
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How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis reveals the deadly tenements of New York’s growing immigrant population in the late 1800s. Your students will analyze several adapted primary sources from the novel to discover the horrifying
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Have you ever told your students “Write in your own words” but still get answers copied straight from the text? Use this one day activity to help set the expectation of paraphrasing in your classroom while giving students the practice they
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”Thud-dead, thud-dead, thud-dead. Sixty-two thud-deads. I call them that because the sound and the thought of death came to me, each time, at the same instant.” Your students will make an emotional connection when they read this eyewitness account
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It can be difficult to teach just before the winter break. Absences and high energy levels are all too common. This vintage reading passage allows you to still get some academics in (reading, compare and contrast), while keeping your students
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Editable close reading partner activity that you can use with any poem or song. What makes this extra special is that the partner analysis is done in writing, so you get A LOT of silence! Plus, it’s easy to grade! Also included is an Armistice Day
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Nellie Bly goes undercover as a patient at Blackwell’s Island Insane Asylum in New York to expose the truth about mental institutions. Your students will read an adapted primary source from her exposé and respond to text-dependent questions. Great
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On the surface this may seem like just a survey, but it is actually more than just something used during the first week of school! Use this on the first day of school, but you are strongly advised to keep the finished copies until the end of the
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Students will analyze vivid images of newsboys and newsgirls captured by Lewis Hine, an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC).  Because of his photographs, Americans saw the horrible conditions and effects of child
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Thanksgiving activities in the early 1900s were strange! Be ready for surprised looks and lots of giggles as your students read a 1905 text about how to plan games for a Thanksgiving party. A kissing game with your family?! Don't worry, it's not
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Progressive Era bundle of editable primary source lessons about events and people that caused change in U.S. History during the late 1800s and early 1900s. This is a DISCOUNTED bundle (more than 30% off!) that includes editable lessons sold
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The Bitter Cry of the Children by John Spargo captures the harsh and unhealthy conditions that young breaker boys were exposed to in the coal mines. Your students will read an adapted primary source excerpt and complete a cross-curricular assignment
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Christmas activities for the older kids! This is a 2-page collection of vintage puzzles from the early 1900s with a Christmas theme. Keep these in your room during the month of December for your early finishers. Or, turn this into a fun partner
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Halloween activities in the early 1920s were astonishingly different than today! Your students will be shocked to learn that Halloween was not centered around trick-or-treating. Be ready for surprised looks and lots of giggles as they read a 1922
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Thanksgiving activities are helpful during that crazy holiday week! Students will learn about the first Thanksgiving of the Pilgrims and Wampanoags by reading an early 1900s article, which includes one of the only two primary sources ever recorded
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Christmas activities over 100 years ago were strange! Be ready for surprised looks and lots of giggles as your students read an 1894 text about games for a Christmas party. Among the games suggested were some that encouraged playing with fire! This
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The Tea Act of 1773 sparked protest throughout the colonies. The ladies of Edenton, North Carolina joined in by publicly taking a political stance. Resource includes two primary sources and text-dependent questions. Makes a great supplement for your
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Fact-based activities about Alice Paul and the National Woman’s Party (NWP), a much ignored group in textbooks. This is a discounted bundle (more than 30% off!) that includes the following lessons sold separately in my store. Click the links for
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The Mayflower Compact is one of the most famous documents of colonial times. Help your students understand why it was written by acting out a short scene ATTENTION: This product is part of the DISCOUNTED PILGRIMS BUNDLE. If you purchase this
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Students match the original grievances from the Declaration of Sentiments with a simplified version. Then, students respond to text-based questions related to the grievances and two additional primary sources. Use this in March for Women’s History
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

7th grade U.S. History [8+ years]
7th & 8th grade CollegeEd [3 years]

Currently a long term sub in Oregon. My previous teaching experience was in Las Vegas, NV.

MY TEACHING STYLE

It's important to make history more approachable and engaging, with a strong emphasis on primary sources and text-dependent questions.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Game - 2013 recipient
A student-nominated award for Clark County School District K-12 teachers

“You never yell and you’re always smiling.”
One of my favorite compliments from a student :)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

UNLV - B.S. Secondary Education, Social Science

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Questions? Send me (Michelle) an email: secondarysupplements@gmail.com

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