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The Many Hats of Harry Truman - #3

August 08, 2013

Trunk # 03


This trunk is suitable for elementary level.

The 6 hats in the trunk are for role-playing the different stages of Truman's life.   A laminated timeline, family tree, and political ladder are included for teacher's bulletin board.  Dozens of laminated pictures with dates are in the trunk for student activities.  Easy-to-teach activities are provided.  There are books included for student and teacher reading.  There are separate laminates in envelopes for each lesson that are easy for teachers to use.

Books for student reading:
     Harry S. Truman:  US President
     Harry S. Truman:  Missouri Farm Boy
     Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Books for teacher reading:
     Harry S. Truman and the Atomic Bomb
     Wit and Wisdom of Harry S. Truman
     Witnesses To War

     To the Best of My Ability:  Story of Harry S. Truman

     Truman Places Map
     Here's Harry Quips and Quotes
     Portrait and Thoughts of Harry S. Truman

     Hats to be used for role-playing
          Black visor--clerk/bookkeeper hat
          Blue hat with black visor--National Guard hat
          Flat straw hat--farmer hat
          Brown/green checked hat--driver's hat and oil driller hat
          Green flat hat--WWI in France
          Straw dress hat and green-plaid dress hat--used throughout Truman's adult life
    Blue notebook with unit/lesson plans
               I.   Blue folder with timeline cards and washable markers
               II.  Green picture packet
                     Green folder with supplies for family tree lesson
                     Tree for activity
             III  Brown picture packet

                  Ladder for activity


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