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Learning Through Film - Great Depression and "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl"
Kit is growing up in an environment of uncertainty during the Great Depression.
Johanna England Chavez, LMSW
367 total reviews for this teacher
13 reviews for this class
Completed by 63 learners
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Twice per week
over 1 week
learners per class
per learner - per class
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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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"Kit Kittredge - An American Girl" is set during the Great Depression and follows a community's struggles to survive the crisis. Kit is an ambitious and caring young girl who provides a positive role model. This class is the third in a series featuring your student's favorite American Girl characters! In the first session of this course, students will learn about the causes of the Great Depression and what life was like during that period of time. Between classes, they will watch the Kit...
When I was a kid, I hated history! I thought that it was the most boring part of my school day. It wasn't until my interest in science led me to study anthropology as an undergraduate that I realized I was also studying history - and that it was awesome! My education in social work stimulated interest in how modern history impacts social justice. As a teacher of history, it is important to me to educate students about the ways in which our past informs the present and future.
I will provide a learning guide to be completed as homework. The Kit film is available to be streamed as a rental or purchase through Amazon or iTunes.
1 hour 40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Johanna England Chavez, LMSWBehavioral Health Professional and Certified Book Nerd
367 total reviews
877 completed classes
Welcome! I am a clinically trained master social worker, with 20 years of experience in health and mental healthcare. As a school based social worker, I taught classes and provided counseling for middle and high school students. I have also...