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Integrating Knowledge and Ideas Across Multiple Sources of Information

Ms. Heppeler sets the stage for an ambitious multi-day unit examining four key documents from President Lincoln: his first inaugural address, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address and the second inaugural address. She helps students draw inferences from Civil War-era photos, cartoons and maps as well as the primary texts. Grade 11: History

Grade 11: History

Common Core Standards: RI.11-12 and RH.11-12 
Teacher: Johanna Heppeler, East Leyden HS, Franklin Park, IL

Using Multiple Sources of Information
Watch as this 11th grade history teacher orients her students to the vast array of materials on the Civil War, including images, maps, and texts. Next, students use graphic organizers to help navigate the written texts.