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05 Mar 13

IfItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.

17 Jul 12

These startling images would be excellent to share with students studying books like The Bluest Eye and A Lesson Before Dying.

15 Jul 12

Jordan Anderson's letter to his former master would be great for social studies classes. This article tells the story behind the letter and shares the letter alongside its story.

16 Mar 12

The Boston Massacre became a rallying point for those opposed to remaining British colonials. Because the incident was the subject of propaganda, there is a great deal of mystery and misconception about what really happened. How can we know what is truth and what is fiction?

In this lesson, students evaluate the events of the Boston Massacre by identifying bias (point of view) and motive for writing. They look, too, for “immediacy” in primary and secondary source material. By determining reliability of sources, they attempt to determine who is to blame for the Boston Massacre.

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