Lesson 1 Overview: Beginning the Journey

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The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the DVD, THE HISTORIC JOURNEY: “Yes We Can” and begin implementing ideas on how the DVD makes connections with students to what they are already know and what they will be learning in the near future about the events in American history that lead up to the election of President Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. A variety of lessons from cross-curriculum areas are included in this overview sampler of lessons. [File size: 7.8 MB. Be patient during download]