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Lesson Ideas

TEACHING MATERIALS for
Robert H. Jackson: New Deal Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Nuremberg Prosecutor

Teacher's Guides prepared by educators for students in grades 4 through 12 and designed to fit the New York State Social Studies and English Language Arts Standards.

Online Teacher's Guide prepared by consultants to the Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the New York State Bar Association.
Includes learning activities and resources. Links to National Standards for History and for Civics and Government and to New York State Standards for Social Studies and English Language Arts.

Lesson plans developed by staff at Frewsburg Central School, Frewsburg, New York, as part of a Teaching American History grant. The extensive plans include activities for studying the book and the International Nuremberg Trial as well as a reading list of World War II historical fiction.

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AUTHOR VISITS

Presentations are most appropriate for grades 4 to adult.  Gail will work with a school to offer a program that best fits its students and curriculum. Please contact her by email for more on fees and dates.

Examples of topics include:

  • The writing of his biograph - Researching his life. Finding archival documents and photographs.
  • Researching Nonfiction - Using primary and secondary sources.  Finding authoritative online information. Fact-checking. Taking notes. Avoiding plagiarism.  Searching for photographs and illustrations.
  • Writing Technique - Eye-catching titles, engaging beginnings, page-turning middles, satisfying endings, essential revisions.

  • In Frewsburg, New York, Gail shows 7th & 8th grade students Robert H. Jackson's elementary school report cards -- a sample of the archival documents she used in her research of the justice's life.

    The Path to Publication - Developing an idea into an article or book. Focusing the topic. Outlining, writing, and rewriting. Working with an editor. Checking page proofs.
  • Creating Fiction - Planning a plot, fleshing out characters, bringing the story to life.
  • Robert H. Jackson - How he rose from farm boy to Supreme Court Justice.
  • Subjects connected to Jackson’s career:
                      New Deal & FDR
                      World War II
                      Nuremberg Trial and International Law
                      Court Decisions dealing with freedom of speech and religion,
                      Japanese internment, school segregation, presidential powers
  • John Peter Zenger trial
                      Freedom of the Press
                      The Bill of Rights
                      Eighteenth-Century Colonial Printing

  • Animal Behavior (care of young, defense, food-getting)

 

RECENT APPEARANCES


Gail attends the 2008 National Press Club Book Fair in Washington.





Robert H. Jackson: New Deal Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Nuremberg Prosecutor was a featured title for the 2009 Big Read in New York's Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. After a Big Read event held at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York, Gail signs a book for Juanita Wallace Jackson.

 

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Children’s Book Council www.cbcbooks.org
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Cynthia Leitich Smith on Children's Literature www.cynthialeitichsmith.com
Family Reading Partnership www.familyreading.org
Institute of Children’s Literature www.institutechildrenslit.com
Midwest Book Review www.midwestbookreview.com
Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators www.scbwi.org

 

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