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Teaching History with Children's Books- A K-5 Series: Slavery and Resistanc...
Tue, April 25, 2017, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
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 Slavery and Resistance (session 4 of 5)
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine
Each session will address a different elementary- level 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 K-5 series also includes:
- Session 5: May 31, 2017- Industrialization and Children
Lyddie by Katherine Paterson
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Maker's Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel