Skip to main content

Complex View of U.S. History for Grades 6-12

Zinn Education Project

Resources, lessons help teach a more inclusive version of U.S. history 

Pros: The lessons address a complex view of history, emphasizing the significant roles of the working class, women, and people of color.
Cons: Many of the text-based lessons would need to be adapted to offer access to English Language Learners and struggling readers.
Bottom Line: Free downloadable resources encourage critical thinking and active learning in search of a more accurate picture of American history.

Read more here.

Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

By Common Sense Education

commonsense education logo