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Tennessee History Highlights: Teacher Workshop

The East Tennessee Historical Society has partnered with Humanities Tennessee to offer Tennessee History Highlights: A Teacher Workshop Roadshow across the state, hosted in your community by the Museum Center at 5ive Points.

Content and strategies will focus on key 4th, 5th, and 8th grade curriculum standards that relate to Tennessee's story. A core focus will be given to Tennessee's frontier story, Civil War, and industrialization and labor. Cleveland’s story of industrial development is a particular strength at the Museum Center and you will learn more about their programs and exhibits during the day..

Social Studies Standards Addressed in the Workshop (as related to their Tennessee history strands):

4.22, 4.25, 4.30, 4.34, 4.36, 4.38

5.6, 5.7, 5.14, 5.15, 5.27, 5.35

8.19, 8.21, 8.26, 8.30, 8.75, 8.79

Participating teachers will receive a certificate of participation, lunch, travel stipend, and primary source materials—including a copy of Wilma Dykeman’s Tennessee: A History.