Classroom Activity Kit: The History of Private Prisons in the U.S.Historians/History
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Isabella Delpino, Jared Levinson and Matthew Crawford are interns with the History News Network.
This activity kit was edited by Chelsea Connolly and Kyla Sommers.
This activity kit is intended to teach students about the history of private prisons in the United States. Students will watch two videos, read news articles in small groups, and then combine their knowledge to create a timeline as a class, followed by a class discussion. This activity engages student’s analytical, critical thinking, and research skills. All necessary materials are included.
Download the full activity kit here.
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