Feast of the Strawberry Moon- Native American/French Voyageur Encampment

Feast of the Strawberry Moon
a review of the week-end activities associated with a military, French voyageur and native American encampment; includes dress, food, artifacts, transportation, weaponry, dwelling and living styles
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Vietnam War Protest Songs

Music Playlist: 25 War and Government Protest Songs
Need a playlist of protest songs for your election party? Maybe you need protest music for your history, government or current affairs class? 25 songs that protest war and government intervention. Use for classroom, school projects or election issues.
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Shakespeare: Ultimate Historati

DIY Guide: How to Read Shakespeare
If high school students were asked, 'Who would you most wish to see tortured?', William Shakespeare would top the list. Shakespeare, for many reasons, is the ultimate historati. He explores people (Julius Caesar, Richard III), places (Italy, Greece). Shakespeare explores the being of man. English teachers love 16th century dialogue; English students don't. Here's a reader's guide to Shakespeare.
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Free Lessons on Native American Culture

Free Printable Native American Activities
Thanksgiving is a perfect season to explore Native American Indian cultures. Understanding American Indian history helps us understand all history better. Here are free printable Native American lesson plans to help.
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Radio Plays and the Art of Storytelling

How to Read Aloud
Remember radio plays? Radio plays bring us back in history to the days when there weren't the visuals of television. Listeners relied upon the talents of readers to visualize the story in their minds. Here's a guide to reading aloud for storytelling, reader's theater and radio plays.
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