“In a territory gone mad...” iPad Movie Trailers and Topics from Bleeding Kansas

2014, bleeding kansas, kansas, troy smith

This lesson is about using the information already learned and synthesize that information into a meaningful understanding through a creative process. This procedure allows to students to use higher order thinking skills to truly absorb this moment in their state’s history. 


Bleeding Kansas and John Brown

7th grade, bleeding kansas, fiction, john brown, kandee muse, kansas, literature, novel


Kandee's lesson is designed to give students an overview of Bleeding Kansas. They will explore legislative acts, influential people, places, and events that helped shaped this turbulent time in American History. Students are introduced to the causes and effects of Bleeding Kansas. and how the question of slavery lead to the violence in the territory of Kansas.