Dialogues for the US History Classroom 1492-1865

 

Dialagoues for the US History Classroom: 1492-1865 has 63 dialogues of US history topics in 195 pages with how to & teacher tips included so the classroom teacher can use dialogues with students and get students more engaged in the classroom. Written by outstanding practicing history teachers, the dialogues cover many of the topics taught in a typical history class. Many of the dialogues can be used in a middle or high school classroom, and potentially used in post-secondary courses to increase student engagement and enjoyment of history.

Engage your students in dialogues - They read, act, communicate and listen as they take on the role of one of the two characters in the dialogue while learning US history content, issues, and activity-based situations. Get students out of their passive mode and into a highly productive lesson using dialogues. Used in class, or used for homework reading and for flipped classrooms. Outstanding student engagement!! Try it! Your students will ask for more! 

 

Table Of Contents

Author Biographies             

Introduction              

Using This Book             

Section I - Dialogue Abstracts - Finding What You Need      

Section II - Using Dialogues in the Classroom        

What are Dialogues?           

Using Dialogues in the Classroom - What For ?       

How to Implement Dialogues in Your Classroom      

■ Read & Act Out in Class         

■ Assign Reading as Homework        

■ Assisting Language Learners or Poor Readers - Reading &

Listening Along With mp3’s       

■ Assessing Learning - Having Students Write Dialogues    

Teacher Tips for Using Dialogues         

The Benefits of Using Dialogues in Your Classroom      

Guidelines and Suggestions for Writing Your Own Dialogues    

Section III - The Dialogues           

1. Cahokia Mound Builders (pre-1492)        

2. Native American Regions (pre-1492)        

3. Christopher Columbus (1492)         

4. Cortés and Conquistadors (1519)        

5. Reasons for Exploration of North American (1580)     

6. The Jamestown Settlement (1607)        

7. Pueblo Revolt (1680)          

8. William Penn (1680)          

9. Middle Passage and Triangular Slave Trade (1400s-1800s)    

10. Salem Witch Trials (1692-3)         

11. Zenger Case (1735)          

12. Great Awakening (1740s)         

13. Pontiac’s Rebellion and Ratification of the Constitution (1763)   

14. French and Indian War Consequences (1765)      

15. Roots of the Declaration of Independence (1776)     

16. Sons of Liberty: Terrorists/Freedom Fighters (1776)     

17. Patriots vs. Loyalists (1776)         

18. Valley Forge (1777-8)          

19. Articles of Confederation (1780s)        

20. Deborah Sampson (1782)         

21. 3/5 Compromise (1787)          

22. Federalist and Anti-Federalist Debate (1787)      

23. Power of the President (1789)         

24. Bill of Rights (1789)          

25. Checks and Balances (1789)         

26. Two Party System (1790s)         

27. The Cotton Gin (1793)          

28. American Neutrality (1790s)         

29. Alien and Sedition Acts (1798)        

30. Marbury vs. Madison (1803)         

31. Louisiana Purchase (1803)         

32. Lewis and Clark (1804)          

33. War of 1812           

34. Missouri Compromise (1820)          

35. The American System (1820s)          

36. Monroe Doctrine (1823)           

37. Corrupt Bargain (1824)           

38. Transcendentalists (1830s)          

39. Nullification Crisis (1832)           .

40. Whig Party (1833)            .

41. Lowell Factory Girls (1834)          

42. Oregon Trail (1836)            .

43. Horace Mann and the Public School Reform Movement (1837)    

44. Texan Revolution (1835-6)          

45. Trail of Tears (1830s)           

46. Hudson River School (mid 1800s)         

47. Sojourner Truth (1843)           

48. Manifest Destiny (1845)           .

49. Mexican-American War (1846)          .

50. Seneca Falls and the Declaration of Sentiments (1848)           

51. Underground Railroad (1800-1860)         .

52. Compromise of 1850           

53. Bleeding Kansas (1856)           .

54. Preston Brooks Beating Charles Sumner in the Senate (1856)    

55. Dred Scott Decision (1857)          

56. John Brown and Harper’s Ferry (1859)        

57. Carolinas and Secession (1861)          .

58. Emancipation Proclamation (1863)         .

59. Sherman’s March to the Sea (1864-5)         .

60. Sand Creek Massacre (1864)          .

61. Immigration (past to present)          .

62. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X Discuss the Civil Rights Movement  

      (Student Example 1)

63. Captains of Industry or Robber Barons?        

      (Student Example 2)

Section IV - Dialogues & Teacher Decision-Making       .

References

 

For more information about books from Moose Moss Press and sample dialogues go to www.moosemosspress.com

 

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