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2009 Project-Based Units

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Bound by Freedom
Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand
Abolitionism: The Struggle for Freedom
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Abolition in Antebellum Boston
Women's Suffrage in the 19th Century


Fall Content Workshops

Sept 11, 2008
Ferrryway School Malden
Landscape and Climate as Determinants of Native American Cultures in the Northeast
Ellen Berkland, Boston City Archeologist, Boston Landmarks Commission
Sept 18, 2008
Madeline English School
Everett
Liberty vs. Power: Political Identities in the New Republic
Robert J. Allison, PhD, Department of History, Suffolk University
Sept 25, 2008
McGlynn School Medford
Indian Policy in the New Republic: Promises of the Revolution Denied
Julia Mize, Park Ranger, Boston National Historical Parks, National Parks Service
Oct 2, 2008
Ferryway School
Malden
The 19th Century Republic of Bay State Workingmen
Patricia A. Reeve, PhD, Department of History Suffolk University
Oct 7, 2008
Madeline English School
Everett
After Freedom: Black Boston’s Fight for Civil Rights 1865-1900
Kerri Greenidge, ABD, Boston University
Oct 16, 2008
McGlynn School
Medford
Gender Sameness or Gender Differences? Competing Prescriptions for Women’s Equality
Patricia A. Reeve, PhD, Department of History, Suffolk University
Oct 23, 2008
Ferryway School
Malden
Life Beneath the Quarterdeck: The Experience of the Common Sailor in the 19th Century
Burt Logan, President, USS Constitution Museum
Oct 30, 2008
Madeline English School
Everett
The Rights and Duties of Citizenship
Robert J. Allison, PhD, Department of History, Suffolk University

Lesson Planning Workshops

Sept 23, 2008
McGlynn School
Medford
Backward Planning
Oct 14, 2008
McGlynn School
Medford
Assessment and Concept Mapping
Nov 4, 2008
Boston Public Library
Researching Primary Source Materials
Nov 13, 2008
Districts
Student Inquiry and Document-Based Questions
Nov 20, 2008
Districts
Writing the Lesson (Student Side) Part 1
Dec 4, 2008
Districts
Writing the Lesson (Student Side) Part 2
Jan 8, 2009
Districts
Populating the Lesson Plan Template (Teacher Side)
March 12, 2009
Districts
Revising the Lesson
April 16, 2009
Districts
Final Preparation for Showcase Event
May 18-19, 2009
Districts
Two-Day Showcase Event


Primary Source Digitization Information