A History Chase on Postwar America: How Primary and Secondary Sources Can Be Used to Assess Historical Thinking

Rod Franchi AP US History Teacher  
Novi, MI 

In this talk, Rod Franchi discusses how teachers can prepare students to be historians in training and how teachers can assess students’ sourcing skills by using engaging—and sometimes jaw-dropping—sources. Learn how you can create your own History Chase and help your students sharpen their historical thinking skills.

Rod Franchi teaches AP US History at Novi HS in Novi, MI (recently named Teacher of the Year), is an APUSH Consultant for the College Board, and is the author of 19th Century American History for Teens. Rod believes the key to teaching APUSH is for the kids to become historians--for the year at least!

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