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10 reviewed resources for Putting a Face on History with Photographs

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Putting a Face on History with Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use the Library of Congress to draw your students into history through photographs.
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On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
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Make A Virginia "History's Mysteries" Guessing Box!!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create quiz boxes about Virginia's history. In this primary source analysis lesson, students locate documents and images about famous Virginians and Virginia landmarks from the Library of Congress website. Students use the...
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Breaking News: Bin Laden Photo To Be Released

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners explore current events by completing worksheet activities in class. In this Osama Bin Laden instructional activity, students read the news article of Bin Laden's death and subsequent photo while discussing the event with...
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Lorna Simpson: Gathered

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Lorna Simpson is a photographer who has put together a collection of photos from the 1950s in order to challenge the idea that primary source documents are objective in their portrayal of history. Learners are introduced to Ms. Simpson's...
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Life in a Box

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe pictures in boxes. In this American history lesson, 3rd graders discuss and decide which time period is being represented in each picture by looking at the clothing or other details in the picture.
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Virginia During the Reconstruction

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Reconstruction Period. In this Reconstruction Period instructional activity, 4th graders view photographs of Virginia during this period. Students understand the effects on life in Virginia.
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Experience the Challenge of Being Pete Gray

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Pupils view films, photographs and engage in an empathy-building exercise to become familiar with Pete Gray, the first one-armed major league player. They read an interview and write an essay about Gray's career.
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Sea Changes: A New England Industry

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students conduct research in order to use primary and secondary sources. They interpret and analyze information from textbooks and nonfiction books for young adults, as well as reference materials, audio and media presentations, oral...
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Homer's Civil War Veteran: Battlefield to Wheat Field

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine Civil War-themed artwork. For this visual arts lesson, students compare and contrast paintings by Winslow Homer and Timothy O'Sullivan. Students analyze the symbolism in the artwork representing Civil War veterans and...