Topic outline

  • Overview

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  • Stories from 1840 – Different Worldviews

    As a result of this lesson, students will make discoveries about Washington in 1840, connect to the people of 1840, and create projects that bring to life the issues and challenges of 1840. Download the lesson plan, activity sheet packet, and PowerPoint for your use in the classroom. 

    The video is linked in the PowerPoint presentation for easy use through Vimeo. If your school blocks Vimeo, download the video file to share with your students as part of the interest approach for the lesson. 

  • Stories from 1900 – Tremendous Change Powered by Technology and Ideas

    As a result of this lesson, students will make discoveries about Washington in 1900, connect to the people of 1900, and create projects that bring to life the issues and challenges of 1900. Download the lesson plan, activity sheet packet, and PowerPoint for your use in the classroom. 

    The video is linked in the PowerPoint presentation for easy use through Vimeo. If your school blocks Vimeo, download the video file to share with your students as part of the interest approach for the lesson.

  • Stories from 1950 – World Events Reshape Society

    As a result of this lesson, students will make discoveries about Washington in 1950, connect to the people of 1950, and create projects that bring to life the issues and challenges of 1950. Download the lesson plan, activity sheet packet, and PowerPoint for your use in the classroom. 

    The video is linked in the PowerPoint presentation for easy use through Vimeo. If your school blocks Vimeo, download the video file to share with your students as part of the interest approach for the lesson.

  • Your Story in 2020 – How to Feed a Growing Planet with Less Impact

    As a result of this lesson, students will make discoveries about Washington today, connect to the people with different perspectives, and create projects that bring to life the issues and challenges that our society faces. Download the lesson plan, activity sheet packet, and PowerPoint for your use in the classroom. 

    The video is linked in the PowerPoint presentation for easy use through Vimeo. If your school blocks Vimeo, download the video file to share with your students as part of the interest approach for the lesson.