Book Title: Liberty for All? Resource Book
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Talent Development
Author: Susan Dangel et al.
The Johns Hopkins University Talent Development Secondary program has created outstanding teaching materials for each book in Joy Hakim’s award-winning A History of US series. The Teaching Guide for each volume includes twenty-five lessons and five review lessons. Each lesson includes background information for the teacher; focus activities; strategies for interactive teaching and cooperative learning; writing activities; homework assignments; and interdisciplinary extension activities. Each Teaching Guide’s accompanying Resource Book includes duplication masters for transparencies; review game cards and answer sheets; assessments; and student sheets and team sheets for all activities. The curriculum makes extensive use of primary source documents and is aligned with National Standards for United States history. This volume focuses on the growing awareness of slavery in the prelude to the Civil War, from 1800 through 1850Both the Teaching Guide and the accompanying Resource Book must be ordered together for this curriculum. “The coordinated teaching and learning materials from Johns Hopkins are just plain wonderful. I feel mighty lucky to have them reinforce and extend my books.” Joy Hakim