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Teaching History with Children’s Books - A book club series mirrored after a series offered by the New York City Department of Education Social Studies Department.

This session's topic is Inspiration and Hope. (Session 2 of 3)

Book Titles:

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson and

A Nation’s Hope: the Story of Joe Louis by Matt de la Pena

Each session will address a different Social studies topic and include a discussion of two children’s books. Participants will:

Receive both children’s books to bring back to their classrooms

Strengthen content knowledge of the selected topic through scholarly readings along with reading and discussing the children’s books

Work with primary and secondary sources

Plan and collaborate with colleagues

Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions in the series.

There is a maximum of 18 participants for each session.

Participants must register for each session in the series.

The 6-12 series also includes:

Session 3: April 25, 2017- Civil Rights

March: Book One by John Lewis


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