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This viewing guide has 46 questions that go in order with the HBO film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. This film portrays the events (loss of buffalo, forced assimilation, Dawes Act, ghost dance, etc.) that lead up to the massacre at Wounded Knee.
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This is a reading about the injustices that occurred to Sacco and Vanzetti. I use this with my juniors/seniors in high school. There are 3 follow up questions after the reading. There is also a political cartoon that has 2 questions that is a
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This is an activity that I created for my American History class that can be done in the classroom or in the computer lab (need access to YouTube). Students listen to 6 songs (titles listed below) and are to analyze the songs in a graphic
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This is a documentary made by the History Channel that I use for World History that helps enrich student's learning of the topic. These questions serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being
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This viewing guide has 40 questions that go in order with the film Cinderella Man. There are also 6 post-viewing questions that are short answers. (Some of these questions make past to present connections.) This film portrays the events of the
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This activity includes: 1. Reading: "The Wizard of Oz is a Real Political Allegory by Michael Genovese 2. Graphic Organizer: "The Wizard of Oz: A Political Allegory" 3. YouTube Clip: The Real Story Of Dorothy And The Wizard Of Oz After we have
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This is an activity that I created for my American History class that can be done in the classroom or in the computer lab (need access to YouTube). Students listen to 6 songs (titles listed below) and are to analyze the songs in a graphic
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This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: Manifest Destiny, Santa Fe Trail, Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Brigham Young, Mountain Men, Donner Party, Mexican-American War, Sam Houston, Santa Anna, Alamo, Battle of San Jacinto, James K. Polk,
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This is an activity that I created for my American History class that can be done in the classroom or in the computer lab (need access to YouTube). Students listen to 4 songs (titles listed below) and are to analyze the songs in a graphic
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This is a great documentary series for World History that helps enrich students learning of the topic. These questions simply serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being presented. (25 questions
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This is a great site to teach students about the difficulties that soldiers faced in the trenches in World War I: Over the Top. I have come up with an in-depth lesson that keeps students engaged and focused while going through the story. My lesson
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This is a fantastic documentary series for US History. My questions simply serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being presented. (25 questions & Answer Key Included) This episode is currently
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Please see my PowerPoint that coincides with these Guided Notes: 07 - Nationalism and Sectionalism - PowerPoint Notes These are the Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In) for my PowerPoint: "Nationalism and Sectionalism"...which includes the following
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This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: National Road, Canals, Erie Canal, Robert Fulton - Steamship, Industrial Revolution, Samuel Slater, Lowell Mills, Interchangeable Parts, Eli Whitney, Samuel Morse - Telegraph, John Deere, Cyrus
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This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: George Washington, Precedent, Cabinet, Judiciary Act of 1789, Alexander Hamilton, Excise Tax, Federalist vs. Democratic-Republicans, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Jay's Treaty, Pickney's
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This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: Segregation, Jim Crow Laws, Plessy v. Ferguson, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Muckrakers, Jacob Riis, Upton Sinclair, Hull House and Jane Addams, Government Reforms, Temperance Movement,
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This is a fantastic documentary series for US History. My questions simply serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being presented. (27 questions & Answer Key Included) This episode is currently
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This is an activity that I created for my American History class that can be done in the classroom or in the computer lab (need access to YouTube). Students listen to 6 songs (titles listed below) and are to analyze the songs in a graphic
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This is an activity that can be done with any unit in class, but I have found this to be very effective with pictures from the Vietnam War. This includes: 1. A two-sided graphic organizer that has questions for 6 individual pictures. (Students
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This is a fantastic documentary series for US History. These questions simply serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being presented. (31 questions & Answer Key Included) This episode is
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my 11th year teaching at West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, NC. I enjoy working with students of all levels in school because of the various challenges associated with them. Currently Teaching: AP United States History, American History II, and Sociology

MY TEACHING STYLE

Enjoy using all types of methods that included, but are not limited to: Lecture, Facilitator, Collaboration, Activity-Based

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Being asked to teach Seminar World History in my second year of teaching. Really showed me that my administrators believed in me.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Attended State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego). Received my Bachelor's in History (2002). Received my Masters in Education (2007). Attended G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton, NY and graduated in 1998.

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Enjoy making materials for class and thought I would share some of my creations. I spent countless hours designing my powerpoint so that they look professional and are filled with graphics that students can make a connection to. I enjoy watching movies and staying up to date on pop-culture.

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