U.S. History: Read and Discuss "These Truths" by Jill Lepore (Part 2 Of 2)

Darby Kennedy, MA
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(115)
Using New York Times bestseller "These Truths" as the jumping off point, students will explore, discuss, and analyze U.S. history from 1866 to the present over a 10-week period.

Class Experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Students will develop skills of historical interpretation and critical thinking, and a deeper understanding of United States history. Class discussion promotes good communication skills, and encourages mutual respect for people with different opinions. 
Homework Offered
Homework each week will include reading from "These Truths," and reading or viewing other selected sources which we will then discuss in class.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
0Students must acquire the main text, "These Truths," by Jill Lepore. This can be a physical book, an ebook, or an audiobook. The cost of the book ranges from $10-$27 depending on format. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(115)
Hello! I am a longtime teacher and a lifelong learner. I am passionate about helping middle and high school students find meaningful connections within the social studies. I strongly believe that learning happens more easily when students see how... 
Group Class


for 10 classes
1x per week, 10 weeks
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(2)
Completed by 12 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 14-18
2-8 learners per class

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