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Program Flyer: Famous Virginians, Founding Documents

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Content Provider   HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Contact Information   Evan Liddiard
eliddiard@vahistorical.org
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA  23220
United States
Phone: (804) 342-9689
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 4 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, community college, Public Library: Library Patrons, retirement center
Maximum Number of Participants   No Maximum, but we suggest about 30 students.
Minimum Number of Participants   5
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Problem Solving, Social Studies/History, Standards
Program Description   Virginians played an essential role in the creation of the new American nation. From actions during and following the American Revolution to ideas and documents that established the new country, Virginians were involved at every point. During this program students will learn more about the lives of Virginia’s founding fathers, such as George Washington, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Mason, while also examining some of the most important documents in American history: the Declaration of Independence, the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, and the United States Constitution.
Program Format   1.The program will begin with an introduction to several prominent Virginians and an examination of their role in establishing the new country.
2. The audience will then examine several founding documents in American history.
3. The audience will discuss the link between these documents and Virginians while determining their impact on American history.
4. The program will end with time for a Question and Answer period.
Objectives   The participant will:
-identify the prominent Virginians involved with the American Revolution and the founding of the new country;
- describe how Virginians and Virginia documents impacted the rest of the colonies and new country;
- discuss the importance of these founding documents throughout American history.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   Our programs are aligned with both national standards and Virginia Standards of Learning. While our programs can be tailored to suit learners of any age, they are initially designed for students in upper elementary and secondary schools.
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   Our programs are aligned with both national standards and Virginia Standards of Learning. While our programs can be tailored to suit learners of any age, they are initially designed for students in upper elementary and secondary schools.
Program Length   45-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   Programs are available Monday through Friday, between 8 am and 4 pm, EST.
If these times do not work for your group, please contact Evan Liddiard at eliddiard@vahistorical.org and we will make every effort to find a convenient time for your program.
Program Cost   Point to Point Cost: $100.00
By Request Cost: $100.00
Program Fee Notes   Programs are offered at a 50% discount for Virginia schools.
Cancellation Policy   We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   All schools will dial into the VHS.

We require a test call one week prior to the videoconference session.

IP address: 38.68.255.194

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