History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use these blank profile posters to help students dig a little deeper and see beyond the established narratives and into the real world of gray.      	 Students put any historical figure “on trial,” analyzing the feats and failures of…

History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use these blank profile posters to help students dig a little deeper and see beyond the established narratives and into the real world of gray. Students put any historical figure “on trial,” analyzing the feats and failures of…

FREE Famous American KWL Charts for Georgia 1st Grade Historical Figures: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea, and Theodore Roosevelt. There are two versions of each KWL chart that can be used for differentiation.

FREE Famous American KWL Charts for Georgia 1st Grade Historical Figures: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea, and Theodore Roosevelt. There are two versions of each KWL chart that can be used for differentiation.

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

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Remind your kids of the courage and accomplishments of women like Rosa Parks when studying American history.

Republican Party Tweet About Racism Goes Horribly Wrong

Remind your kids of the courage and accomplishments of women like Rosa Parks when studying American history.

George Washington Carver was an amazing individual and a true genius. Lots of interesting facts and a timeline of his life in this study guide.

George Washington Carver was an amazing individual and a true genius. Lots of interesting facts and a timeline of his life in this study guide.

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