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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Samantha Baranyk
Date Added:
12/17/2019
African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Provider:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)
Author:
VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Date Added:
10/05/2020
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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Caroline Wray
Date Added:
01/06/2020
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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Christopher Angeles
Date Added:
12/12/2019
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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal: A Raisin in the Sun
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Caroline Wray
Date Added:
01/06/2020
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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal and Independent Reading
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Danielle De Arment-Donohue
Bryan Harvey
Josh Thompson
Andrea Yarbough
Date Added:
11/21/2019
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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal and in Dialogue
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.

Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Bryan Harvey
Janet Copenhaver
Date Added:
12/05/2019
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African American Dreams: Visual and Verbal (with Primary Source Tool)
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This resource pairs visual and written primary resources. The works of art with have been chosen from the American Art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The written selections include poems, speeches, and other historical documents.
Combining images with words provides students with multiple learning pathways for explorations of art, history, and language.

Remixed to add a screenshot of Primary Source Tool.

Subject:
Reading
Visual Art
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Michael Smith
Date Added:
12/12/2019
Causes of the Civil War: Source Analysis
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Students will analyze multiple sources to determine which of the causes of the Civil War each source best supports. Students will support their choices with evidence from the source and their own understanding of the causes of the Civil War.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Date Added:
04/21/2021
Consider the Source: Humanity, Habitat, and Creativity - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Artists across all times and places take advantage of local materials and resources to craft their work. At the same time, the local habitat influences and inspires artistic decisions. Broken into six thematic lenses, this collection of objects lets students use art to expand their own thinking about the complex relationship humans have with the natural world. What ideas about humanity, habitat, and creativity do these objects spark for them?

A focus object is featured for each thematic lens and is followed by other objects for extended thinking and consideration. As students investigate, encourage them to document their thinking by using the prompts and strategies provided.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
Humanities
Visual Art
History/Social Sciences
American History
Geography
World History
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)
Author:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Date Added:
12/04/2019
Impact of a Life: Phillis Wheatley
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Students will examine the life of Phillis Wheatley. They will explore how as a woman, Phillis was able to fight for freedom during the American Revolution as enslaved, or formerly enslaved people. Students will analyze primary and secondary sources to learn more about the life and journey of Phillis, as well as her impact on historical events.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Government and Civics
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Samantha Baranyk
Date Added:
05/06/2021
Interactive Exercise: Explanation Game - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Art objects made and used in the past can offer clues to the ideas and attitudes that may have been prevalent at the time of their creation. Spending time to thoughtfully examine and explain their own ideas about such an object encourages students to become curious and open lines of inquiry about historical context. This interactive exercise guides students as they document their thinking about an 18th century American artwork.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Visual Art
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)
Author:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Date Added:
01/19/2021
Life in a Box
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Students will use their knowledge and understanding of the lives and contributions of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Abraham Lincoln with focus on the Civil War era by reconstructing key aspects of their lives that connect them to the Civil War.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Government and Civics
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Date Added:
04/21/2021
Monuments and Memorials
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Students will select a person, persons, or event from the Pre-war to Civil War era that had a significant impact on African American and United States history. They will design a monument or a memorial and create a proposal for it.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Government and Civics
Virginia History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Date Added:
04/26/2021
Prince Hall
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Students will examine the life of a Free African American during the Revolutionary War period. This will take place as a case study into the life of Prince Hall. Prince Hall fought for more rights of African Americans during his lifetime.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Virginia History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Samantha Baranyk
Date Added:
05/03/2021
Step-Back
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Students will examine the life of Crispus Attucks and/or James Lafayette. They will explore how both men were able to fight for their freedom as enslaved, or formerly enslaved people. Students will analyze primary and secondary sources to learn more about the life and journey of  both of these men, as well as their impact on historical events.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Government and Civics
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Samantha Baranyk
Date Added:
05/06/2021
Teaching Textiles: A Primary Source Analysis of Clothing in Early America
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This teaching guide and activity seeks to introduce primary sources to students so that theyT can understand how to analyze and interpret them to make conclusions about the past. The primary sources the students will analyze are from the John Marshall House’s collection. All of the sources presented, both objects and written, focus on the theme of clothing during the Early Republic (1780-1820), the period in which John Marshall lived. This teaching guide and activity follow the Virginia Standards of Learning from 4th-6th grade, but may be applicable for other grades/ages.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Virginia History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Author:
Preservation Virginia
Date Added:
04/13/2022
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Texas In the American Civil War
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The U.S. state of Texas declared its secession from the United States of America on February 1, 1861, and joined the Confederate States on March 2, 1861, after it replaced its governor, Sam Houston, when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy. As with those of other States, the Declaration was not recognized by the United States government at Washington. Some Texan military units fought in the Civil War east of the Mississippi River, but Texas was most useful for supplying soldiers and horses for Confederate forces. Texas’ supply role lasted until mid-1863, after which time Union gunboats controlled the Mississippi River, making large transfers of men, horses or cattle impossible. Some cotton was sold in Mexico, but most of the crop became useless because of the Union naval blockade of Galveston, Houston, and other ports.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Samantha Baranyk
Date Added:
12/17/2019