Teaching Thomas Paine
Act 48 Workshop
Tuesday March 10, 2009
Education Center – 2nd Floor Auditorium
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Jack Fruchtman, author and Paine Scholar, will present a workshop on the historical impact of the life and writings of Thomas Paine. The writings of Thomas Paine are included in English 3 and U.S. History core curriculum. This workshop will give knowledge and teaching strategies in both the English and Social Studies content areas. Those who attend will receive a supportive text for teaching Thomas Paine.
Note: There will be a variety of follow up events in schools and at the Hitorical Society of Pennsylvania. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an essay contest with winning essays being published and presented at a filmed event at Drexel University in June.