Posted on November 8th, 2013

Rollins lecture series featured composer and humanitarian Itzhak Perlman last night and it was a wonderful experience; humorous at times and truly moving.

Posted on September 25th, 2013

For a deeper analysis of historical speeches, students can identify the modes of appeal used in the piece.  

The Modes of Appeal Chart allows students to engage in the document through finding direct quotes and discussing the effectiveness of the author's appeal. 

Posted on June 8th, 2013

Consider perspectives that offer students a glimpse into the experiences of WWII.  Read The Persistence of Memory by Phillip Appleman and review Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory.

Check out this WWII Perfect Pairing now!
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Posted on June 6th, 2013

Updated 1940s lesson resources now available on SOH! 

Check out the new WWII & Post-War Prosperity Resource Page!

Posted on May 26th, 2013

Updated 1930s resources are now available at SOH!

Check out our 1930s page!

Posted on April 12th, 2013

A new Perfect Pairing!  Have students analyze Langston Hughes' perspective on Harlem in the 1920s.  Through reading an excerpt from The Big Sea, student will engage discussion about the era.   Student will also consider the art, We Four in Paris by Palmer Hayden.

Langston Hughes on Harlem Perfect Pairing
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Posted on April 11th, 2013

After participating the Fit for Synthesis assignment, Speaking of Change, one our students traveled to DC!  
While there she posed for a photo remembering suffragist and abolitionist, Sojourner Truth... a focus of a recent classroom unit.  

Posted on February 23rd, 2013

In this Perfect Pairing for Prohibition students analyze the "decade of contradictions".   Students respond to the use of Puritan reference in remembering the American values that influenced social norms and public policy of  the 1920s. 

Perfect Pairing Prohibition

Posted on February 21st, 2013

Susan B. Anthony said that "independence is happiness."  In this Perfect Pairing, have students analyze the lasting impact of the Women's Movement.

1920's Women's Movement Perfect Pairing

Posted on February 19th, 2013

Perfect Pairing lesson plan starter introducing the Harlem Renaissance through the works of Langston Hughes.

Harlem Renaissance Perfect Pairing

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