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Walking Through History
Indigenous Peoples, Colonial America, and the American Revolution




  • Available for pre-order on April 4, 2023. Item will ship after April 25, 2023
ISBN 9781032194103
April 25, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
416 Pages 56 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

With this volume, Dr. Andi Stix and Frank Hrbek thoughtfully guide teachers through three distinct topics: Indigenous Peoples of North America, Colonial America, and the American Revolution. It features expansive, multi-dimensional learning tools to support classroom teaching.

The hybrid print-and-online platforms offer distinctive resources and opportunities for every type of learner. An easy-to-navigate companion website to the Walking Through History series hosts a wide range of content to enhance student emersion in the subject matter, including:

  • plays
  • debates
  • discussions
  • simulations
  • reenactments
  • city council hearings
  • law and judicial cases
  • military strategies
  • engineering and architecture
  • poems, poetry, prose
  • text at multiple reading levels
  • art projects
  • journal and reflection prompts
  • rubrics
  • peer assessment forms
  • unit and final exams

The volume brings materials from across this period of American history to life by stimulating and cultivating students’ imaginations.

The series Walking Through History presents student-centered, hands-on activities, active simulations, debates, and discussions, which provide an unparalleled engaging learning experience. Its objective is for students to walk in another’s shoes through lessons based on a particular historical period.  Field-tested and proven teaching strategies for virtual and in-person classrooms are highlighted across the series. These books are specifically designed to be used with whiteboard and other interactive tools. Notably, this updated Exploring History series features content that has been recognized with distinguished awards from the:

    • Middle States Council for the Social Studies
    • New York State Council for the Social Studies
    • National Association for Gifted Children

Table of Contents

TOPIC I Indigenous Peoples of North America;  Unit #I: Migration;  Unit #II: An Interactive Museum Exhibit of Indigenous Tribal Life;  Unit #III: Myths and Legends;  Unit #IV: Clash of Cultures: King Phillip’s War;  Unit #V: The French and Indian War;  Unit #VI: The Trail of Tears;  Unit #VII: Women of Indigenous Peoples;  TOPIC II Colonial America;  Unit I: The Peopling of America;   Unit II: Establishing the First Settlements;   Unit III: Colonization;   Unit IV: Colonial Life;  TOPIC III American Revolution;  Unit #I: Causes of the American Revolution;  Unit #II: Open Rebellion;  Unit #III: Battles of the American Revolution;   Unit #IV: Formation of a New Government

 

 

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Author(s)

Biography

Dr. Andi Stix is a national educational consultant and administrator. She addresses conferences and conventions across the country as a keynote speaker and seminar presenter.

Mr. Frank R. Hrbek was a middle school social studies teacher in the New York City school system for more than 35 years.