Lesson Plans

 

HISTORICAL INVESTIGATIONS

Child Labor in Maryland (Grade 3)

How Did the Chesapeake Bay Shape Maryland? (Grades 3-5)

Maryland Colonists meet the Native Americans (Grade 4)

St. Michaels and the War of 1812: The Town that Fooled the British? (Grade 4)

Anthony Stewart: Guilty or Innocent (Grade 5)

Freedmen in Post-Civil War Baltimore (Grade 8-12)

Protests Against Segregation in Baltimore's Theatres (Grades 9-12)

 

MARYLAND’S CATHOLIC HISTORY LESSONS

The Oblate Sisters of Providence & Early African American Education in Baltimore

The Basilica of the Assumption – A Symbol of Freedom

Religious Tolerance in Colonial Maryland

 

The Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation

This project was made possible by a grant from the Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these lessons do not necessarily represent those of the Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation.

 

SLAVERY AND THE CIVIL WAR IN MARYLAND:

A State Divided–Maryland in the Civil War Era

Experiences of Union and Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War

Suspension of Habeas Corpus

 

MARITIME HISTORY:

Fells Point’s Role in Shipping and Trade

Baltimore as a Port of Entry

African Americans in the Maritime Trades

 

Maryland Humanities Council

Lessons on slavery and the Civil War and Maritime History are made possible by a grant from the Maryland Humanities Council, through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Maryland Humanities Council.

 

OTHER LESSONS:

Baltimoreans in the California Gold Rush