Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Civil War Workshops for August

Telling Soldier Stories
Historical Inquiry and the Civil War

The Civil War is a crucial episode in American history. One hundred and fifty years later, the war still surrounds us. It is hiding in plain sight across Vermont in cemeteries, villages, parks, public art, and historic sites.

At this two-day workshop teachers will work through a Common Core short focused research project that begins with local cemeteries and then moves to online research and collaborative writing. 

Activities include:  *Close reading of informational text
 *Analyzing primary sources with students
  *Connecting primary sources to informational text
  *Exploring technologies that support student inquiry and writing

Teachers will also have the opportunity to connect their classroom work to service learning through a partnership with the Virginia Civil War Journey Through Hallowed Ground.  

Registration Fee:  $50
14 relicensure credits; 1 graduate credit through Castleton State College for $115.

August 5 & 6: Brattleboro High School, Brattleboro

Under course name, type: Flow of History Summer Workshop
Under location, enter St. Albans or Brattleboro
TAKE NOTE: Limited to 15 participants, first come/first served.
Registration Deadline: July 1, 2013
Questions? Email Susan Leuchter:

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