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American Traitor - The Life and Legacy of Benedict Arnold

During this two week class learners will travel back in time to get an inside look at Benedict Arnold, the American patriot fighting for freedom and Benedict Arnold, the American traitor fighting for the British Army.
Mrs. Bausch, M. Ed.
133 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 9 learners
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 2 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Learners will identify what action made Benedict Arnold a traitor and how it impacted his legacy. 
Learners will read and analyze primary sources about Benedict Arnold.
Learners will discuss the success and failures of Benedict Arnold in the Continental Army and the British Army.
Learners will apply modern day terminology to summarize the accomplishments, failures, places and people in Benedict Arnold's life. 
Bachelor's Degree in History
Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education
Master's Degree in Education
Twelve years experience teaching Social Studies in a public school
Teaching Certification in Social Studies grades 6-12
Course work in Gifted Education from UC Berkeley at Irvine 
Museum Studies courses from Johns Hopkins University
No homework is required for this class.
Paper Pencil or Pen
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
At the end of class, learners will create a fake social media profile for Benedict Arnold that summarizes what they learned about Arnold's life. (No account, username or actual profile will be accessed. This is an imaginative creation based on facts learned in class.)
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The class will discuss the American Revolutionary War. Time period content may contain information on minority groups who were denied equal freedoms.
Source Material:
Mrs. B's personal experiences at Crown Point and Saratoga, NY


Mrs. Bausch, M. Ed.
Lives in the United States
133 total reviews
230 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Mrs. Bausch and I've been teaching for twelve years. I'm offering classes about Early American history, geography, travel, hobbies like stamp collecting and beginner sports classes. I have a BA in Secondary Education and History... 
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