This website is dedicated to using primary source documents in the teaching and assessment of history. Each topic provides an assessment using primary sources, interactive rubric, examples of student responses, further materials to present to students and downloadable materials. The site is developed by Stanford University and the Library of Congress.
OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
This collection of ready-to-use graphic will help children to ideas and communicate more effectively. All of our printable graphic are designed to facilitate understanding of key concepts by allowing to graphically identify key points and ideas.
Here are all the quick, compelling one-session activities you need to incorporate interactive learning and technology into your curriculum. Each activity requires no prep and can be completed in 15-30 minutes.
Use these 50+ activities in the computer lab.Build excitement and discussion when you introduce a new topic
...allows students to create an online nation and then produce “game play” to see how your nation actually runs. Nation States walks you through the steps to name, determine the flag and motto, currency, develop government and rules, and so much more… Once the country is established, each day an issue or two are presented to the students and the decisions they make will evolve their nation. Keep in mind that all things are a bit exaggerated as to make decisions and their repercussions obvious.
“a website focused on key topics in US history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.” Topics are limited to the Spanish American War, the Scopes Trial, Social Security, and Rosa Parks, but the resources listed in those areas are pretty awesome. Each topic has lesson plans, worksheets, materials, student examples, standards and more.
Sets of primary sources on baseball, Jamestown, Jim Crow laws, the Civil War, immigration, Spanish exploration, and the Dust Bowl from the Library of Congress including photos, maps, manuscripts, audio files, films, sheet music, and cartoons.
Explore U.S. history using primary sources from the Library of Congress. Kids can discover America’s Story, meet amazing Americans, explore the states. Includes songs, movies, quizzes and short stories about American history.
The American Heritage Dictionary released a website recently, You Are Your Words, that allows you to upload a photo of yourself (or anyone for that matter) and then fill a text box with descriptive words of that individual and then transform those words into an image of that person.
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