Statement from Our Director

An update from Director Paul R. Tetreault on the events at the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

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  • Afrofuturism and "The Wiz"

    Blog Post

    From Black Panther to The Wiz to Beyoncé, Afrofuturism is all around us! In this blog, you’ll learn about the history of Afrofuturism movement, and why it matters to art, music, theater and fashion.

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    • Topic: Theatre Productions
    • Type: Production Resource, Readings
    • Grades: 6-8, 9-12
  • Podium Points

    Poster

    Coach students in nine specific oral and physical elements of effective speaking.

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    • Topic: Oratory
    • Type: Posters
    • Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Rhetorical Triangle

    Poster

    Teach students to recognize and deploy the three key elements of persuasion.

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    • Topic: Oratory
    • Type: Posters
    • Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Warm and Cool Feedback

    Poster

    Build a classroom culture of constructive feedback as students support each other’s development as effective speakers.

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    • Topic: Oratory
    • Type: Posters
    • Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Conecting to Texts

    Poster

    Help students understand historical context and the motivation behind speeches with this close reading approach.

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    • Topic: Oratory
    • Type: Posters
    • Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Night on 10th Street

    Teacher Guide

    Teacher guide (PDF) to the Night on 10th Street webpage on Fords.org, containing a brief introduction to the webpage, including its structure; details about what images, artifacts and primary sources are explored; and a section with suggested lesson activities to use with your students.

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    • Topic: Assassination
    • Type: How-Tos
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Teacher Guide

    Teacher guide (PDF) to the Lincoln's Assassination webpage on Fords.org, containing a brief introduction to the webpage, including its structure; details about what images, artifacts and primary sources are explored; and a section with suggested lesson activities to use with your students.

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    • Topic: Assassination
    • Type: How-Tos
  • Lincoln's Death

    Teacher Guide

    Teacher guide (PDF) to the Lincoln's Death webpage on Fords.org, containing a brief introduction to the webpage, including its structure; details about what images, artifacts and primary sources are explored; and a section with suggested lesson activities to use with your students.

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    • Topic: Assassination, Abraham Lincoln
    • Type: How-Tos
  • Investigating the Assassination

    Teacher Guide

    Teacher guide (PDF) to the Investigating the Assassination webpage on Fords.org, containing a brief introduction to the webpage, including its structure; details about what images, artifacts and primary sources are explored; and a section with suggested lesson activities to use with your students.

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    • Topic: Assassination, John Wilkes Booth
    • Type: How-Tos