Virtual Tour: NYC - The Brooklyn Bridge
Immigrants, Elephants, and Bridges, - Oh My! In this one time course, students will explore the history of the Brooklyn Bridge - the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time of its construction.
Brigid Pérez, Orton Gillingham Specialist
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What do a German immigrant, elephants, and the Brooklyn Bridge have in common? Your student will find out in this discussion based class, where we will examine how this iconic structure helped bridge two cities, and was a feat of design and engineering. Students will examine topics such as: - immigration - Roebling - transportation - Brooklyn - Lower Manhattan - suspension bridges - inventions of the late 19th century - Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall Class will be a mixture of photos, videos,...
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Brigid Pérez, Orton Gillingham SpecialistOrton Gillingham Trained Instructor Specializing in Dyslexia and Dyscalculia
287 total reviews
496 completed classes
I have been teaching and tutoring students for over 20 years, as a middle school and high school teacher, a college adjunct, and children's museum educator. I am also a homeschool mom to three of the best students in the world! ;-) My oldest,...