Investigating a Shotgun House
Discover the past through evidence from a mid-20th century archaeological site at Davis Bottom, a multiracial, urban, working-class neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky! In this investigation, students will use geography, history, and archaeology to learn about a Kentucky shotgun house and the people who lived in it.
Teaching Through Documentary Art
Innovative lessons for Elementary and Middle School Social Studies Teachers to engage their students in social studies while strengthening their visual, literacy, and analytical thinking skills.
African American Heritage
Lesson Plans: Each unit uses class discussion and a power point presentation to explore one or more of the Big Ideas in Social Studies through a case study of the East End Bridge Project north of Louisville and the story of Harrods Creek, a historically African American community.