Objects of Memory: Considering How Single Objects Can Memorialize Important Historic Events

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  • Aug 29 2010 9:25 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the importance of individual artifacts in memorializing important historic events. They then create their own memorials to significant events in American or global history and learn how objects can be transformed into tools for preserving the memory of people, places, and events.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, United States History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, World History

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Brainstorming; Cooperative Learning