Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources
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Tips for using primary sources in the classroom.
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Bradley University Teaching with Primary Sources - Home

Bradley University Teaching with Primary Sources - Home | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
This site describes the work of the Bradley University TPS project. It contains lesson plans and webquests which are based on the use of primary sources found in the Library of Congress.
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Center for History Education Online Lessons

Center for History Education Online Lessons | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
"Confronting Third World Nationalism: The United States" #lessonplan for high school #UShistory classes https://t.co/jlekN4Xf4J #education
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Today in History: Franklin Pierce - TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus

Today in History: Franklin Pierce - TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Today in History–November 23–the Library of Congress features Franklin Pierce, born on this date in 1804. Learn more about our nation;s 14th president (1853-57) by visiting...
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Japanese American Internment - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Japanese American Internment - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
The Japanese American experience of forced relocation to internment camps during World War II. Includes official documents, newspapers, and images, including photos of Manzanar taken by Ansel Adams.
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Newsela | Primary Sources: The Monroe Doctrine

Newsela | Primary Sources: The Monroe Doctrine | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Free leveled news, primary sources, and more, with standards-aligned formative assessments.
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Our Documents - National Interstate and Defense Highways Act (1956)

Our Documents - National Interstate and Defense Highways Act (1956) | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
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.
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Our Documents - Transcript of Gettysburg Address (1863)

Our Documents - Transcript of Gettysburg Address (1863) | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
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.
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Thanksgiving - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Thanksgiving - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Historical perspectives on American Thanksgiving holiday traditions, starting with the pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower. Featuring photographs, paintings, letters, and official proclamations.
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Veterans Day Resources from the Library of Congress

Veterans Day Resources from the Library of Congress | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Looking for resources related to #VeteransDay? Immerse your Ss in primary sources @librarycongress #sschat https://t.co/pMLIjnuiFz
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Golden Age of Piracy | Pirates of the Spanish Main (1888)

Golden Age of Piracy | Pirates of the Spanish Main (1888) | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Pirates of the Spanish Main (1888)
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Newsela | Primary Source: The Declaration of Independence

Newsela | Primary Source: The Declaration of Independence | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Free leveled news, primary sources, and more, with standards-aligned formative assessments.
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Kindergarten Historians: Primary Sources and Early Grades Learners

@teacherclayton Here's another recording from @TeachingLC on Kindergarten Historians & early grades: https://t.co/fUlCDPzCKO #sschat
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A Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning about WW1 in Canada

A Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning about WW1 in Canada | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
A war effort poster: “Salvage! Every Little Helps” / Sia R. Chilvers. Library and Archives Canada, e010696424; Acc. No. 1983-28-190 / CC by 2.0 I'm
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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Use this rich archive of lessons, videos, and primary sources to teach about one of the most tumultuous periods in US history and its legacy today.
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Teaching with Primary Sources - Emerging America

Teaching with Primary Sources - Emerging America | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program at the Collaborative for Educational Services offers free or low cost workshops and support to K-12 teachers throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and nationally via online...
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Newsela | Primary Sources: Lincoln Declares Thanksgiving a National Holiday

Newsela | Primary Sources: Lincoln Declares Thanksgiving a National Holiday | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
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Gerrard Winstanley and the Failed Digger Revolution (Classroom Activity)

Gerrard Winstanley and the Failed Digger Revolution (Classroom Activity) | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Primary sources with questions and answers on Gerrard Winstanley and the Failed Digger Revolution. Classroom lessons activities with primary sources and student questions and answers. Key Stage 3. GCSE English Civil War.
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The Acceleration of the Great Migration, 1916-17 Activity | St. Louis Fed Economics and Personal Finance Education Resources

The Acceleration of the Great Migration, 1916-17 Activity | St. Louis Fed Economics and Personal Finance Education Resources | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Why did African Americans migrate to the North in unprecedented numbers in 1916-17? Learn about the social and economic factors driving the migration in this classroom activity.
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US History Online Sources

US History Online Sources | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Content published by Nick Satin about US History Online Sources. 41 Views, 0 Likes on Docs.com.
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Using Primary Sources - Teachers | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Using Primary Sources | Why Use Primary Sources | Citing Primary Sources | Copyright and Primary Sources Finding Primary Sources | Teacher's Guides and Analysis Tool Using Primary Sources Primary sources are...
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Women’s Suffrage: Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment

Women’s Suffrage: Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
This collection uses primary sources to explore the campaign for women's suffrage through the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.
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'This collection uses primary sources to explore the campaign for women's suffrage through the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.'
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Revealing La Révolution - Special Collections | UMD Libraries

Revealing La Révolution - Special Collections | UMD Libraries | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Revealing La Révolution - Primary sources on French Rev https://t.co/Ax4rLtOwj7
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A Documents-Based Lesson on the Voting Rights Act: A Case Study of SNCC’s work in Lowndes County and the Emergence of Black Power | Civil Rights Teaching

A Documents-Based Lesson on the Voting Rights Act: A Case Study of SNCC’s work in Lowndes County and the Emergence of Black Power | Civil Rights Teaching | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Readings by Ella Baker, John Hullet, John Lewis, and more help students explore how SNCC and the struggle for voting rights in Lowndes County are connected to the development of the Black Panther Party.
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The Journal of Major George Washington

The Journal of Major George Washington | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Explore this collection of George Washington related primary sources.
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Featured Primary Sources | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Featured Primary Sources | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
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