Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Avi-Yonah, Michael. Dig This! How Archaeologists Uncover Our Past. Buried Worlds. Minneapolis, Minn.: Runestone Press, 1993.

Cork, Barbara, and Struan Reid. The Usborne Young Scientist Archaeology. Tulsa, Okla.: EDC Publishing, 1986.

McIntosh, Jane R. Eyewitness: Archeology. Eyewitness. New York: DK Publishing, 2000.

Millard, Anne. A Street Through Time: A 12,000-Year Walk Through History. New York: DK Publishing, 1998.

For Teachers

Dunaway, David K. and Willa K. Baum, eds. Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology. 2d ed. Aaslh Book Series. Lanham, Md.: Altamira Press, 1996.

Morris, Ronald Vaughn. "Using Artifacts as a Springboard to Literacy." Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2001. Washington, D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies.

Wolf, Dennie Palmer, Dana Balick, and Julie Craven, eds. Digging Deep: Teaching Social Studies Through the Study of Archaeology. Moving Middle Schools. Westport, Conn.: Heinemann, 1997.

Related Web Sites
For Students

The Dig: Adventures in Archaeology
This site answers important questions about archaeology, such as how digs are executed and what archaeologists can learn from them.

Virtual Archeology
On this site, the Rebuilding the Past section uses photographs and computer arts to take students and teachers on virtual tours of real archaeological dig sites.

For Teachers

Archaeology and Storytelling
Discovery.com has discussion questions, lesson plans, and multimedia materials about archaeology for middle school teachers and their students.

The History Channel
The History Channel site offers teacher manuals and lesson plans on historical topics, such as the process to research a family tree and the archaeological dig at Jamestown.

National Register of Historic Places
On the site Teaching with Historic Places, the NRHP provides complete lesson plans on archaeology.

Reading About Heritage
This site focuses on teaching history through oral histories, and provides resources for further study.


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