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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.
Subjects:
Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Video Files
$4.00
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By The History Department
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 organizer
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
$5.00
31
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By The History Department
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
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Video Files
$4.00
18
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By The History Department
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
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
$2.00
21
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By The History Department
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
Subjects:
European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Movie Guides, Video Files
$4.00
21
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By The History Department
This activity includes:1. Reading: "The Wizard of Oz is a Real Political Allegory by Michael Genovese2. Graphic Organizer: "The Wizard of Oz: A Political Allegory"3. YouTube Clip: The Real Story Of Dorothy And The Wizard Of OzAfter we have
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Video Files
$3.00
23
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By The History Department
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
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Simulations
$6.00
18
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By The History Department
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 organizer
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities
$5.00
18
Digital Download PDF (0.75 MB)
By The History Department
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 organizer
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
$4.00
13
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By The History Department
This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: old vs. new immigrants, push vs. pull factors, nativism, Ellis and Angel Islands, Melting Pot Theory, Urbanization, benefits and problems with city life, gilded age.. (Essential Questions are
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$5.00
21
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By The History Department
This webquest allows for students to explore Ellis Island and the process that immigrants had to endure to enter the United States. Students can use computers or smart phones to complete this. (Headphones are needed for audio questions.) This
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Webquests
$4.00
18
Digital Download ZIP (0.66 MB)
By The History Department
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,
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$6.00
24
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By The History Department
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
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$6.00
20
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By The History Department
Please see my PowerPoint that coincides with these Guided Notes:07 - Nationalism and Sectionalism - PowerPoint NotesThese are the Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In) for my PowerPoint: "Nationalism and Sectionalism"...which includes the following
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$5.00
18
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By The History Department
Please see my PowerPoint that coincides with these Guided Notes:15 - Immigration & Urbanization - PowerPoint NotesThese are the Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In) for my PowerPoint: "Immigration & Urbanization"...which includes the following
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$4.00
18
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By The History Department
Please see my PowerPoint that coincides with these Guided Notes:12 - The Reconstruction Era - PowerPoint NotesThese are the Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In) for my PowerPoint: "The Reconstruction Era"...which includes the following major topics:
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$4.00
15
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By The History Department
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
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$6.00
27
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By The History Department
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 organizer
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
$5.00
13
Digital Download PDF (0.69 MB)
By The History Department
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 organizer
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
$5.00
8
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By The History Department
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 organizer
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
$5.00
14
Digital Download PDF (0.71 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my 13th 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, and World Geography & International Relations.

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.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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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