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ERIC Number: ED481928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 104
Abstractor: N/A
America's Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty. Middle School Edition. First Edition.
Houston Independent School District, TX.
These curriculum materials are intended to supplement classroom resources for teaching middle school students about the roots of the nation's heritage and the responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. The materials are divided into 16 sections: (1) "Purpose"; (2) "Letter from Superintendent"; (3) "Forward: Miracle of America"; (4) "Preface: From Oppression to Freedom"; (5) "American Heritage Themes' (6) "1776 Declaration of Independence--Freedom" (HISD Character Education Focus January); (7) "1776 Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor--Freedom" (HISD Character Education Focus December); (8) "1776 Monarchy Game--Freedom and Progress" (HISD Character Education Focus February); (9) "1789 Thanksgiving--Unity" (HISD Character Education Focus November); (10) "1792 United States Flag--Unity and Freedom" (HISD Character Education Focus April); (11) "1814 Star-Spangled Banner--Unity" (HISD Character Education Focus May); (12) "1861 Gettysburg Address--Responsibility" (HISD Character Education Focus October); (13) "1864 National Motto--Progress" (HISD Character Education Focus February); (14) "1886 Statue of Liberty--Freedom" (HISD Character Education Focus March); (15) "1892 Pledge of Allegiance--Unity" (HISD Character Education Focus May); and (16) "2000 What Is an American?--Responsibility and Unity" (HISD Character Education Focus March). (BT)
American Heritage Education Foundation, Inc., 3501 W. Alabama, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77027-6035. Tel: 713-627-2698; Fax: 713-572-3657; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Independent School District, TX.
Note: Developed in cooperation with the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation and the American Heritage Education Foundation, Inc. For the Elementary Edition, see SO 035 414. For the High School Edition, see SO 035 416.