New Blogger! Free Historical Thinking Poster!
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New Blogger! Free Historical Thinking Poster!

Hello all! My name is Christopher Lee, and I am one of the new contributing bloggers here at World History Teachers Blog.

I figured I'd start my time here with something FREE!

"Free? Did someone say free?" So goes the teacher's mantra year in and year out. And this freebie poster is all about history and from the very reputable National History Education Clearinghouse. Just follow the link, and fill out the form to get this very useful classroom tool.

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- Become An Ap Grader
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- Seventeen Moments In Soviet History: An Online Archive Of Primary Sources
David Korfhage just tweeted this excellent site on Soviet history. The caption for the poster above is "Throw the Kulaks out of the Kolkhozes!" The site is organized by year. Click on 1929 and you'll find short essays, primary sources, and photographs...

- Remind101 Iphone App
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