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ERIC Number: ED450020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 48
Abstractor: N/A
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The Declaration of Independence: Save Our History[TM]. Teacher's Manual, Grades 2-12.
Hovey, Elizabeth; O'Connell, Libby Haight
The Declaration of Independence today serves as one of the nation's most treasured symbols. The Declaration of Independence represents the moment at which the United States of America was born and embodies the reasons for its birth. This teacher's manual is designed to provide teachers with materials and activities to foster students' understanding of a crucial period in U.S. history. The manual includes lessons in history, civics, language arts, mathematics, and science to help teachers convey the continuities and innovations inherent in the Declaration, and its enduring role in U.S. culture. It can be used to serve a variety of grades as either a coherent unit or a source for individual lessons and enrichment projects. Following an introduction, the manual is divided into these grade-level sections: Section One: Grades 2-4; Section Two: Grades 5-8; and Section Three: Grades 9-12. Appendices contain primary source materials, maps, biographical data, and related Web sites. (BT)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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