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This unit helps students investigate the causes of domestic conflict in the early Cold War. Students will read and analyze primary sources, timelines, maps, historical testimonies, and even political cartoons to build complex evidentiary claims. For easy use and customization, files are available in PDF and Word. The unit can also be downloaded in pieces or in full.
Here’s what we know: Implementing a comprehensive, standards-aligned curriculum is a complex undertaking, even in a typical, in-person classroom. There are new pedagogical approaches to consider, texts and topics to unpack, instructional shifts to practice, academic routines to introduce, and the list goes on.
Research tells us that high-quality, aligned instructional materials is important in helping teachers support their students in mastering the skills, knowledge, and experience they need to be college and career ready.
They say never judge a book by its cover. We need to start judging textbooks and other instructional materials using student achievement instead.
Aug 12, 2017
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