For more information about Soloman Northup and "12 Years a Slave," try the following resources:
For more information about the crisis in Ukraine, try the following resources:
The Choices Program out of Brown University has put together a Teaching with the News lesson the Unrest in Ukraine. In it, students are challenged to research the issue from a variety of perspectives and then consider the challenges facing the international community.
The New York Times' Learning Network has also developed a lesson about Kiev in Chaos. In it, students use a variety of resources from the New York Times to answer a series of questions about the crisis. The lesson has been updated (3/4) to include the latest developments in the region.
My name is Angela Zorn. I work full-time as an educator at Bullitt Central High School in suburban Kentucky where I teach AP US History and AP US Government & Politics. In addition, I provide training & consulting services throughout the United States.