Declaration Committee Zalesak's Projects Heroine of War

This website is for middle school US History teachers created by a middle school US History teacher.  The items on it are things I have created for my classroom that you may use in yours.  Enjoy!


Digital Stories Lessons and Activities

This digital story is about the Industrial Revolution highlighting Lowell's Mills during the 1840's.

   Yankee Girl and Irish Girl


An overview of the Underground Railroad through four escape stories is discussed here..

Following the Trail

Lessons and supporting materials that are enhanced by the digital story, "Following the Trail".

All Aboard A lesson analyzing escape stories by Montra Rogers.
Following the Trail A lesson on mapping escapes by Lynne Zalesak.
Following the Trail A worksheet for the mapping lesson by Lynne Zalesak.
Chasing Freedom A literacy lesson using escape stories by Montra Rogers.
The life of Dolly Madison highlighting on her husband, James Madison's experiences.

Dolly Madison
The life of "Stonewall" Jackson as portrayed by his wife.

My Stonewall
Pioneer life on the trails heading west as taken from pictures, music, and diary entries of the time.

Western Trails
The history of Salem, Ma from the era of the Witch Trials through the development of the South China Tea Trade.

Sarah From Salem
The story of three brothers in the US Army in Europe during World War II.

Brothers in War

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