Howard Zinn: A Young People's History of The United States- Second Semester
Alycia Wright, M.Ed
This is a twelve week course. It covers the second half of the text, Class Struggle to The War on Terror. Live weekly discussion of each chapter. A selection of videos, comprehension, and thought questions will be added weekly.
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. Each week students will have between 10-15 guide questions to help with comprehension. These questions may be turned in weekly for grading, no additional cost. Many of the questions will be...
Students will leave with a greater appreciation of US History being told from the perspective of various historically marginalized groups. Chapter Titles for chapters 12-25 are (in order): Class Struggle World War I Hard Times World War II And The Cold War Black Revolt And Civil Rights Vietnam Surprises Under Control Politics As Usual Resistance The End Of The Twentieth Century The "War On Terrorism" War In Iraq, Conflict At Home
Licensed K-12 educator. Specialty in reading and history. I currently teach this class in person (prior to shutdowns), virtually in my home-school cooperative, and several sections here on Outschool.
Homework OfferedWeekly comprehension questions and videos will be shared. Students are charged with coming up with one original thought question weekly. These will aide in gaining a deeper understanding of the material covered and driving our conversations.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedStudents will participate in weekly discussions lead by their particular interests/themes in the chapter. Students may turn in weekly comprehension questions for checking.
A copy of the text or audio file to: A Young People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
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.
Howard Zinn, A Young People's History of the United States
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...
$225for 12 classes
1x per week, 12 weeks
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Completed by 169 learners
Live video meetings
6-15 learners per class