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Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Reconstruction Teacher Pass

Teaching Reconstruction Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

PBS's "Reconstruction"

PBS’s documentary “Reconstruction: The Second Civil War” explores the complicated Reconstruction period. The film’s companion website provides teacher resources on using the film in the classroom, short essays on Reconstruction history topics and a fantastic interactive map.