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Unit TitleAuthor

2021


A Geographical Analysis of Sites of African American History in Philadelphia

Hannah Zieve
Keywords: African American History, anthropology, Geography, High School, project based learning, Research, social studies

West African Jelis/Griots Old and New

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: Geography, Mali, Nigeria, West Africa, West AFrican empires

How the Humanities and Social Sciences Address Today’s Political Divide

Alexander de Arana
Keywords: History, Humanities, identity politics, social sciences, political divide, social studies

Power and the Past: A Philosophical Approach to Historiography

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: Epistemology, Historical Thinking Skills, historiography, History, philosophy, social studies

2020


Welcome to America: Enslaved Diasporic and Indigenous People

Jeri Johnson, M.S. Ed., M.S. School Psychology
Keywords: Afircan American History, American History, indigenous people, Slavery

Slavery: A Tough Lesson to Learn

Margo Pinckney-Wilson
Keywords: diversity, poetry, Slavery

Forging A Connection: Releasing the Bondage of Internalized Oppression through Quality Social Studies Instruction

Sondra W. Gonzalez
Keywords: abolitionist, internalized racism. vacant esteem. ever-present anger. racial socialization, Slavery

The Dis-Connection of Our Roots

Stephanie M. Robinson
Keywords: African American History, roots, Slavery

The Ongoing Black Freedom Struggle: Expanding the Single Story of the Civil Rights Movement

Pearl Jonas
Keywords: American History, Civil Rights Movement, film, History

A History of Philadelphia: Redlining and the Founding Ideals of Democracy

Alexander de Arana
Keywords: democracy, History, Philadelphia, social science

Heritage or Renewal: The Impacts of Gentrification

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: gentrification, heritage, Philadelphia Neighborhoods, local history

2019


La Comida y la Cultura

Sean Carr

Erasing History: Engaging with Primary Sources Through Erasure Poetry

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: Bill of Rights, blackout poetry, constitution, Declaration of Independence, historical documents, History, poetry

2018


Making Philosophic Ideas Visible: Connecting the Age of Enlightenment and the French Revolution

Alexander de Arana
Keywords: Critical thinking, Age of Enlightenment, Foundations of Government, French Revolution, Political thought, Social Contract, social studies

Phila-Gami: Philadelphia Themed Folding in the Math Classroom

Catherine Michini
Keywords: Alexander Calder, Art, fold-and-cut, geometry, origami, Math, Mobile, Philadelphia, Pi Day, pop-up card, STEAM

Philosophy in the Social Contract and Forms of Government

Taylor Franko
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, Critical thinking, philosophy, Political thought, Questioning, social studies

2017


Investigating Religious and Cultural Spending Trends

Catherine Michini
Keywords: cross, Culture, Social and cross-cultural skills, social studies, World religions

Be the Hero of Your Journey

Terry Anne Wildman
Keywords: Creative Writing, Literature, History

The Music of New Orleans and How It Shaped Its Culture

Chanelle Harley
Keywords: History, social studies, Reading, writing

2016


Have You Ever Told That Story Before? Student Biographers Asking Important Life Questions, Preserving Memories and Writing History

Joyce Arnosky
Keywords: biography, elementary, language arts, social studies, writing