How To Use a TwHP Lesson Plan (Lessons 1-160)
Each Teaching with Historic Places lesson plan contains teacher material and teaching activities.
Teacher material includes an Introduction and then lists information about where it fits into the curriculum, objectives for students, included materials for students, and visiting the site.
Teaching activities consist of the following sections: Getting Started (inquiry question), Setting the Stage (historical background), Locating the Site (maps), Determining the Facts (readings, documents, charts), Visual Evidence (photographs and other graphic documents), and Putting It All Together (activities).
The lesson plan format was designed to allow flexibility but works best if the material in each lesson plan is presented to students as described below