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Freedom's Fortress: "Extend"

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Home Learning | Freedom's Fortress

Episode 5: How can we honor the people, places, and events woven into the fabric of our communities, and continue to make history every day? Students will learn about ways that individuals and families are keeping memories alive at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia, and then create a found poem. Developed for students in grades 4-7.

Produced and directed by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren of Field Studio, featuring Annie Evans, Director of Education and Outreach at New American History.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • VS. 1 c, d, g
  • VS. 3 d, e
  • VS. 7 c

Dive deeper into  learning resources for “Freedom’s Fortress.”

Access learning resources on a variety of topics on the  New American History website.

View full episodes of “The Future of America’s Past” on the  series website.

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