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This book contains: 

* More full color images of Ohlone sites, homes, tools, and historical paintings than any other book * Classroom activities * A complete list of places to visit to learn about the Ohlone * An extensive bibliography of Ohlone books, films, websites and CD-ROM s and more!

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Section One: Teaching Images
1. Where Did the Ohlone Live?
2. Tribal Regions of The San Francisco Bay Area
3. Ohlone on a Canoe Near San Francisco
4. Dance of the Inhabitants of Mission San Francisco
5. Dancers at Mission San Jose?L
6. Ohlone Home at Mission Dolores in San Francisco
7. Acorn Pounding Mortar
8. Acorn Pounding Holes at Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park in Gilroy
9. Petroglyph Rock at Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park in Gilroy
10. Interpretive Shelter at Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park in Gilroy
11. Ohlone Village Representation at Coyote Hills Park in Fremont
12. Tule Marsh at Coyote Hills Park in Fremont
13. Ohlone Canoe made from Tule Reeds
14. Winnowing Basket
15. A Father Teaching His Son to Hunt 16. Preparing for a Feast
17. Replica Ohlone Village near Deer Hollow Farm
18. Ohlone Arrowheads
19. Native Housing at Mission Santa Cruz
20. Ohlone Warriors Resisting the Spanish
Section Two: Classroom Activities
1. Ohlone Tribal Groups Word Search
2. The Ohlone at the Spanish Missions Crossword Puzzle
3. Ohlone Map work
4. What the Ohlone Knew Anachronism Activity
5. Ohlone Foods
6. Ohlone Fictional Story Writing
7. Ohlone Place Names
8. The Ohlone Today
Section Three: Places to Visit to Learn about the Ohlone

Section Four: Resources for Further Study
 The San Francisco Bay Area is loaded with fascinating and unique historical sites that represent a broad range of historical events and eras.  A resident of the Bay Area or a tourist in town for a few days can see a wide range of historical sites all within a day's drive of San Francisco. This book may also be useful for a teacher or parent who is looking for an educational field trip which ties in with the child's curriculum in a history, literature, or science class.  Others may find it interesting to learn more about the Native Americans or pioneer settlers in a local community.  So, whether you are just curious about what is inside that old historical house in your neighborhood, want to know how a specific historical event played out in your area, or are just looking for an interesting day trip, this book has something for you.  Many people are familiar with the more famous sites in California.  It is not uncommon to see tourists make a trip to see all of the California missions or Gold Rush towns, but there are also scores of lesser-known sites within the Bay Area that highlight a particular historical event or offer a comprehensive overview of the history of that town or region. More than just a tour guide, the book is broken into sections with essays that acquaint the reader with the history that is covered by the representative museums or sites.  DiGiacomo goes beyond the traditional city, county, state, and national museums and historic sites that feature famous people, historic homes and events.  He also covers museums devoted to agriculture, business, Hispanic California, immigration, military posts, mining, Native Americans, transportation, sports, as well as science and technology.  He thoughtfully includes key information on each museum such as its location, web address, hours of operation, cost, and what a visitor can expect to encounter. Over 220 historical sites are listed.
Finding, funding, and using the right films and video equipment can be challenging for history teachers. 

Did you know that…

The movie Prince of Egypt was banned in Egypt? In the movie Troy, ancient Trojans are shown using llamas that could only be found in the New World at that time? Oliver Stone’s movie JFK was so controversial that he wrote a whole book defending it? The movie 300 is based on a comic book and not meant to show historical reality at all? No one in the West has ever made a major motion picture featuring the life of Vladimir Lenin? Showing movies in the dark can damage your eyesight? Showing the wrong movie could get you fired or slapped with a heavy fine? There are ways to obtain free educational films? There are some great books and websites that allow you to learn about the objectionable content and historical accuracy of a film before you show it to your students?

 

This book helps you get good films that are free from bias, anachronisms, or objectionable content. 

There are many great tips on how to use films more effectively in your classroom and interesting assignments to go with them. 

Chapter One: The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Films in Your Classroom 4 Chapter Two: Should I Use a Drama or a Documentary?  9 Chapter Three: Finding the Right Films  11 Chapter Four: Funding Your Film Library                                                          18 Chapter Five: Copyright Issues  25 Chapter Six: Choosing the Right Format of Films & Equipment 28 Chapter Seven: Anachronisms in Film 35 Chapter Eight: Bias in Film 38 Chapter Nine: Films with Violence and Bad Language   42 Chapter Ten: Film-related Assignments    44 Chapter Eleven: The Best and Worst Dramatic Films for History Classes  67 Chapter Twelve: Recent Reviews 73 Chapter Thirteen: Films That I Think Should be Made 78 Chapter Fourteen: Recommended Reading  82 Chapter Fifteen: Dramatic Films Listed by Historical Era 85

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