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Metcalf, Fay – 1993
This document, from the lesson plan series, "Teaching with Historic Places," examines the Native Americans who lived on the plains along the Knife River in what is now North Dakota. Following an introductory section, the document sets out student objectives, teaching activities, readings, and illustrations. The teaching activity…
Descriptors: American Indian History, Culture Contact, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction
Metcalf, Fay – 1993
This document, from the lesson plan series, "Teaching with Historic Places," examines the Scandanavian (particularly Finnish) origins of the log cabins that early U.S. settlers occupied. Following an introductory section, the document sets out student objectives, teaching activities, readings, and illustrations. The teaching activity…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Housing, Immigrants
Metcalf, Fay – 1993
This document, part of the lesson plan series, "Teaching with Historic Places," examines the role of rice farming in U.S. history. The lesson, which focuses upon the era of the Southern plantations, includes sections setting out student objectives and teaching activities, as well as notes on visiting the sites. There are subsections of…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Metcalf, Fay – Social Education, 1993
Presents an instructional unit designed for use in a secondary-level United States history course. Provides educational objectives and instructional procedures. Includes charts, maps, photographs, and student readings. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Design, Ethnic Groups, History Instruction
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Metcalf, Fay – Social Education, 1993
Presents a classroom lesson on the only land battle between U.S. and Japanese forces during World War II. Utilizes information from the National Register of Historic Places. Includes photographs, maps, and student readings. (CFR)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, History Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Boland, Beth M.; Metcalf, Fay – OAH Magazine of History, 1993
Describes the Teaching with Historic Places Project, a cooperative effort of the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Explains the project's background and the factors that served as criteria for the lesson plans developed by classroom teachers and project staff. Includes information on obtaining the lesson…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, History Instruction