Digital Download Curricula

Only 13% of 8th grade students are proficient in American history. A way to address this problem is to incorporate historical stories from the American Revolution into other subjects, such as adding novels and books about the American Revolution into American literature courses.

The digital download curricula for War of Lies and the Submarine and the Spies include:

Literature lessons
History lessons

The lessons focus on story structure, the hero’s journey, in medias res, the virtue of vigilance, freedom of speech and the press, major events in the Revolutionary War, the Declaration of Independence, comparing and contrasting the 1776 submarine with modern nuclear submarines, and the accomplishments of black Americans.

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