Just in time to keep those “speedy” test-takers busy while others finish their work…. These PSSAs are quick and easy to implement—anytime you need a filler! The Waynesburg University TPS team has developed three brand new ready-to-implement classroom activities that are perfect for quiet, independent completion. Each activity includes a student worksheet focused on a historical image as well as supplemental information for you to use. These engaging critical thinking activities are perfect for students from upper elementary through 12th grade! 

The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Classroom Comparison: Then and Now 
A Clean Sweep for the New Year 
Historic Scene Investigation: A Slave Auction at the South 
Interview with Fountain Hughes 
Langston Hughes' Drafts of "Ballad of Booker T.": Exploring the Creative Process 
Lincoln's Assassination from a Friend's Diary 
Point of View in Statues of Abraham Lincoln: Three Looks at a Leader 
Thomas Jefferson's Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence  
What Was She Thinking

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