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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...