Pre-Test & Discussion

Unit: Colonial Albany: Everyday Evidence

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Destination(s)

Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site

(518) 434-0834
32 Catherine Street

Albany, NY 12202
http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/33/details.aspx

Albany Institute of History & Art

518-463-4478
125 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12210
www.albanyinstitute.org

County

Albany

Grades

7th Grade

Author

Stephen Linehan, Albany City Schools, & Erika Sanger, Albany Institute of History & Art

Summary


Administer the pre-test and discuss the essential question for the unit, "What do you know about life in Albany 200 years ago?" Structure this initial discussion to help you learn about student's prior knowledge. Use the discussion and pre-test results to guide what you emphasize in future lessons. Subsequent lessons in this unit use primary source materials to help students develop their critical and visual thinking skills.
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