Dialogues for the US History Classroom 1865-2010

 

Dialagoues for the US History Classroom: 1865 - 2010 has 63 dialogues of US history topics in 191 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, activity-based situations. Get students out of their passive mode and into a highly productive lesson using dialogues. Used in class, or for homework reading and flipped classrooms, dialogues are 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. Reconstruction Plans (1865-1877)        

2. Transcontinental Railroad (1869)        

3. Robber Barons (1800's)          

4. Political Machines (late 1800's)         

5. The Ku Klux Klan (1860's - )         

6. Protest Music (1800's - )          

7. Interventionism vs. Isolationism (1898+)       

8. Eugene Debs (1900)          

9. The Jungle (1906)           

10. 1912 Presidential Election (1912)        

11. Ludlow Massacre (1914)         

12. US Entry in WW1 (1917)          

13. Espionage & Sedition Acts (1917)        

14. Failure of the Treaty of Versailles (1919)       

15. Prohibition (1919)           

16. Harlem Renaissance (1920s)         

17. Progressive Era (1920)          

18. Scopes Trial (1925)          

19. Causes of the Great Depression (1929)       

20. John Steinbeck (1930s)          

21. Dust Bowl (1930s)           

22. New Deal (1930s)           

23. American Isolationism (1930s)        

24. Japanese & German Internment Camps (1941)      

25. Bracero Program (1942)          

26. Bataan Death March (1942)         

27. Atomic Bomb (1945)          

28. GI Bill (1945)            

29. How the Cold War Began (1945)        

30. United Nations (1946)          

31. Containment (1947)          

32. Berlin Airlift (1948)          

33. Suburbia/White Flight/Baby Boom (1950s)      

34. Pop Art (1950s & 1960s)         

35. McCarthyism (1950)          

36. Korean War (1950-53)          

37. Brown v. Board of Education (1954)        

38. Interstate Highway System (1956)        

39. Great Society (1960s)          

40. Malcolm X vs. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1960s)      

41. Presidential Debates (1960)         

42. Mapp vs. Ohio (1961)          

43. Peace Corps (1961)          

44. Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)         

45. Environmentalism/EPA/Rachel Carson (1962)      

46. Tinker vs. Des Moines (1965)         

47. March on the Pentagon (1967)        

48. 1968 Olympics (1968)          

49. My Lai (1968)           

50. Stonewall Riots (1969)          

51. Foreign Policy: Nixon vs. Carter (1970s)       

52. Equal Rights Amendment (1970s)        

53. Pentagon Papers (1971)          

54. The Watergate Scandal (1972)        

55. Iran Hostage Crisis (1979)         

56. Reaganomics (1980s)          

57. Iran-Contra Affair (1986)         

58. NAFTA (1994)           

59. 2000 Election (2000)          

60. War on Terror (2001)          

61. Citizen’s United (2010)          

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

63. Captains of Industry or Robber Barons?       

Section IV - Dialogues & Teacher Decision-Making     

References                            .           

 

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Dialogues for the US History Classroom 1865-2010

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