American Encounters: U.S. History in Global Context:
Thematic Introduction and Considering Lincoln and the World

Recommended Books:

Implementing a U.S. in Global Context Approach:
RMHS Department Integrated U.S./World Curriculum Share

5-3-1 & 3-2-1 Graphic Organizers for Considering American Encounters: U.S. in Global Context Thematic Approach:

Department Presentation:

Sample Lessons:

The Common Core in the History Classroom:
Looking at Performance Based Writing Assignments

Trent Affair Documents Brainstorming and Graphic Organizers (See also "Technology and General Web Resources")

Sample Primary Source Analysis: Earl Russell to Lord Lyons, Trent Affair

Common Core Intro and Writing Standards:

Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy (MA Common Core)

Sample Performance Based Writing Assignment, Trent Affair

Performance Based Writing Assignment Template