History Teacher Resources
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To the North: A Black Family Leaves Arkansas to Find Work in Michigan
5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle school scholars study the economic factors that caused so many Arkansans to migrate to different parts of the country looking for work. Use this history lesson plan to help your charges gain a better...
How Do Artists Effectively Relate Historic Events?
2nd - 5th
Students explore African American migration. For this black culture and history lesson, students use a map to identify northern and southern states in which African Americans lived in the 1900s. Students observe and describe objects and...
What’s It All Have to Do with Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events
6th - 8th
Students examine methods of accounting for historical events. In this local history lesson, students use primary and secondary sources to explore the ties between Essex County in Massachusetts and the California Gold Rush of the 1840's....
Creating a Primary Source Archive: All History Is Local
6th - 12th
Students explore personal, local, state, and national history. In this historiography lesson, students search the Library of Congress digital collections for primary sources regarding their family histories framed in local, state, and...