Social Studies

Eyewitness to History: The New Madrid Earthquakes

In this one time class, learners will explore American history as we examine stories told by eyewitnesses to the incredibly powerful earthquake of December 16, 1811, and its hundreds aftershocks, and we will create a postcard to remember these events.
Kenna Walker
128 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
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45 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

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Meets once at a scheduled time
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Class Experience

Students will sharpen their skills of evaluating sources, looking at points of view, and making comparisons. 
I have a degree in secondary social studies education, and 14 years of classroom teaching experience, both in public schools and homeschool enrichment classes.
 1 file available upon enrollment
A handout will be uploaded to the Outschool classroom that students may use to help them create their postcard. Students will need something to write with and may wish to have something to use to color their postcard.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The destructive force of a powerful series of earthquakes will be discussed, as well as the resulting damage. Loss of life will be mentioned.


Kenna Walker
Lives in the United States
128 total reviews
159 completed classes

About Me

My lifelong love of history and my passion for encouraging young people has translated into an excitement for teaching history and geography to learners of all ages. My degree from the University of North Carolina in secondary social studies... 
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