Issue: # 3October 2010
Highlights this month include:

October Lesson Plans 


We are posting five NEW lesson plans for October.  We have also added a "feedback" button on the main page of the lesson plans so that you can share your thoughts about this new resource, the reactions of your students to a particular lesson, or the modifications that you made to a lesson to make it useful to your students.  We appreciate your comments and suggestions!


  • African American Life After the Civil War - Sharecropping   (created by Yolanda Moore, Uniontown Elementary School, Perry County Schools)
  • Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois   (created by Kathy Paschal, Stanhope Elmore High School, Elmore County Schools)
  • Nellie Bly to Dr. Peter Bryce: 19th Century Asylum Reform   (created by April Miller, Shades Valley-Jefferson County International Baccalaureate High School, Jefferson County Schools)
  • W.E.B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, and Jim Crow  (created by Tammy Jones, Central Elementary School, Madison County Schools)
  • Voting Rights for Alabama Women   (created by Lillie Johnson, Bullock County High School, Bullock County Schools)


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     Other Educator News: 

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertas (Nov. 1) with Day of the Dead Activities. Activities include word search, design a historic tombstone, make a mask, and skeleton whirligig!


    Can't make it to the museum on a field trip? Go on a virtual visit of the museum. Learn about each museum gallery and find out about the work of an archives. Virtual visits can also be used to prepare your students for a field trip!

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