Well not entirely.
She had great descriptions of what and how she did it all. But I wanted more! Where were the printables? Where were the cheat sheets? Then it dawned on me... Make them, so I did. Now, when I actually have my computer I will go in length how I elaborated on a relatively limited idea and really developed it into a much bigger two day unit. But until then, you'll have to be happy with a few pictures.
It was absolutely amazing to see all the ideas about the torn blue fabric. Some students even connected the different weapons saying they were torn from a bayonet and the colonial money fell out. Great detective work kids!
Goodnight all you fabulous teachers out there!