Why was it helpful to teachers?
- Teachers learned new startegies for teaching students to read and understand expository text, primary sources, charts, and visuals. These skills are essential for your students' sucess on the statewide language arts assessment.
- Teachers Investigated and created a lesson on early U.S. History.
Teachers were given the chance to work as a historian, and pass that opportunity to their students.
- Teachers received copies of lesson plans created by other teachers.
Master teachers shared their best lessons.
- Teachers shared statagies involving teaching with historical fiction.
Monthly book clubs were held during each institute. Book titles were drawn from the period of history studied.