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Howard Zinn: A Young People's History of The United States, Part 2
Alycia Wright, M.Ed
This is a six week course, covering chapters 7-12 of the text. Live weekly discussion of each chapter. A selection of videos and comprehension questions will be added weekly. This section can be used as a stand alone or ongoing study.
US Grade 6 - 9
Students will meet weekly to discuss the assigned reading/topic and any outside research they may have. This conversation will be largely driven by the chapter themes they found the most interesting. The teacher will act as a guide, asking thought provoking questions and balancing the conversations.
Students will leave with a greater appreciation of US History being told from the perspective of various marginalized groups. Chapter Titles for chapters 7-12 are: 7. As Long As Grass Grows or Water Runs 8. War With Mexico 9. Slavery And Emancipation 10. The Other Civil War 11. Robbers, Barons and Rebels 12. The American Empire
Licensed K-12 educator. Specialty in reading and history. I currently teach this class in person (prior to shutdowns) and now virtually in my home-school cooperative.
Homework OfferedWeekly comprehension questions and videos will be shared. These will aide in gaining a deeper understanding of the material covered.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedStudents will participate in weekly discussions lead by their particular interests in the chapter. Students may turn in weekly comprehension questions for checking.
The student needs a copy of the text "A Young People's History of The United States" by Howard Zinn. If reading is a challenge, please let me know and I will provide a link (no cost) to the book being read aloud on YouTube.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
This text covers the history of the United States often from the perspective of the marginalized. Topics of racism, gender inequality, and the economically disadvantaged are discussed in depth.
Meet the teacher
I am an experienced and licensed educator of over ten years. My expertise is in reading, comprehension and phonetic training. I have certifications in Exceptional Education, Gifted Education and Instructional Technology. I enjoy teaching many...
$120for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(62)
Completed by 254 learners
Live video meetings
6-15 learners per class