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Bathurst, Effie G., Ed. – 1943
This 1943 National Education Association yearbook was written to teach rural educators about conservation education in the United States. The general purposes of the book are: (1) to describe the major problems of conservation education; (2) to give specific illustrations of what specialists believe rural schools should teach; (3) to present…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Community Education, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment)
Eisenberg, Bonnie; And Others – 1989
Designed as a supplemental teaching tool for upper elementary and middle school use, this unit contains information on the circumstances under which women of various cultures lived in the United States during the colonial and revolutionary periods and presents a perspective that is seldom included in textbooks. The unit includes biographies of ten…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Colonial History (United States), Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education
Bathurst, Effie G.; Franseth, Jane – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1951
This bulletin describes practices in one- and two-teacher schools that are helping rural boys and girls get a good education. It contains suggestions for improving the programs of schools that do not meet the needs of boys and girls in the country today. In the school year 1947-48, there were approximately 75,000 one-teacher schools and 18,000…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, One Teacher Schools, Public Schools
National Women's History Project, Windsor, CA. – 1998
This booklet, intended for use by educators and by workplace and community organizers, introduces women who have been featured on U.S. postage stamps as well as a few of the women who clearly merit such honor in the future. Postage stamps featuring women have been relatively few and far between and have only skimmed the surface of U.S. women in…
Descriptors: Biographies, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
Deaver, Susan B. – 1985
This upper-elementary level social studies curriculum guide is designed to: (1) teach students to understand and appreciate the built (man made) environment; (2) instruct students about Georgia's history and heritage; and (3) introduce the basic concepts of historic preservation. The unit highlights 10 architectural styles of the homes of famous…
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Architecture, Building Design, Class Activities
McLean, Marie – 1988
Women have always been an integral part of California's history as shamans, settlers, wives, mothers, workers, inventors, and reformers. Yet the names of California women may not be familiar to many students. This activities guide, which was designed to accompany the poster, "California Women: Courage, Compassion, Conviction," provides…
Descriptors: American Indians, Architects, Artists, Authors
Lee County School District, Fort Myers, FL. – 1989
Materials for secondary school students to supplement a tour of the Fort Myers (Florida) Historical Museum are presented. Background information on the history of Southwest Florida is provided, and the rest of the materials consist of specific questions and suggested class activities on many of the major actors and activities in the area's…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Field Trips
Welsh, Barbara, Comp. – 1987
Produced to help Maryland schools and community organizations commemorate National Women's History Month, this resource unit may also be used throughout the year to teach about women's history. Part 1 contains general information about women's contributions to social reform and an overview of the women's rights movement. Part 2 includes…
Descriptors: Biographies, Class Activities, Community Education, Curriculum Enrichment
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Cultural Education Center. – 1985
This booklet describes how students and other researchers can use historical resources in their community to explore the history of their school and to determine how that history relates to community-wide and statewide developments. Although the manual is written primarily from the perspective of the public schools, the underlying theme of the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Community Study, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Mueller, Jean West; Schamel, Wynell Burroughs – Social Education, 1990
Recounts the events of the Battle of Little Bighorn through U.S. cavalry reports, interviews given by Indian warriors present at the battle, and maps (tracings) made of the battle. Gives teaching suggestions for map analysis and includes a map with instructions and a reading list. (GG)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Bibliographies, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
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OAH Magazine of History, 1989
Traces the history of the Civil Rights Movement in St. Louis, Missouri from 1954 to 1968. Provides a lesson plan on the movement. Includes editorials published in the "St. Louis Post Dispatch" on the civil rights activities of 1963. Outlines civil rights organizations of the 1960s. (RW)
Descriptors: Activism, Black Culture, Black History, Black Studies