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Worksheet for Analysis of a Map

For Students 6th - 10th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer questions that require them to analyze the maps of their choice.
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Worksheet for Analysis of a Postcard

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer questions that require them to analyze the pictured postcard.
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Grapes of Wrath: Setting up Historical Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss life in the 1930s in relation to the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, then do a cross-media analysis. Here you'll find background information on film maker John Ford, writer John Steinbeck, and 1930s America. You can compare the...
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Historical Analysis of Constitutional Amendments

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Each of the 27 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution were adopted within specific economic, political, social or cultural, and international contexts. As part of their Constitution Day/Week studies, seniors investigate these factors for...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There are many ways to analyze a civilization's failure or success. Learn about the different perspective with which one can view Western civilization, including economics, politics, or narrative.
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Animating a Historic Event

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Research a historic event using textbooks, primary source documents, the Internet, and other library and media resources. Young historians will take the research they have gathered and write an attention-grabbing, historically accurate...
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Plant Phenology Data Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Scientists monitor seasonal changes in plants to better understand their responses to climate change, in turn allowing them to make predictions regarding the future. The last activity in the series of six has scholars analyze BudBurst...
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Plant Phenology Data Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Beginning in 1851, Thoreau recorded the dates of the first spring blooms in Concord, and this data is helping scientists analyze climate change! The culminating instructional activity in the series of four has pupils graph and analyze...
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Preparing to Write Historical Fiction: Determining Characteristics of the Genre

For Teachers 4th Standards
A language arts instructional activity helps young writers identify elements that make up historical fiction. First, it guides them through elements of fictional pieces with vocabulary cards. Then, pupils work collaboratively to...
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A Day of Infamy:Analyzing FDR’s Pearl Harbor Address

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In 1941 FDR spoke out on the events at Pearl Harbor. The class will get to analyze word choice,  word meaning, author's craft and structure by analyzing an actual draft of this speech. They will look critically at the words used,...
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A Picture's Worth 500-700 Words: Neoclassical Painting Analysis and Creative Write

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students survey Neoclassical art and create a narrative based on their analyses. Focused questions and relevant background information provided by the Getty Museum provides a great foundation for students to understand art techniques as...
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The Huexotzinco Codex

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine primary sources and perform historical analysis. In this Huexotzinco Codex lesson, students investigate the codex as they make inferences and draw conclusions
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Graphing Historical Data

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young data collectors research and explore population growth of a North Carolina county. After collecting data and researching historical events, students organize the information and figure the percent of change. In addition, they...
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Compare Present Day Photographs to Historical Photographs from the Museum's Collection

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss photojournalism and then compare present day to historical photographs. They discuss how photos capture daily life and historical events, compare historic photos to those seen today, then take and make a photo book...
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Reading Primary Source Documents: Comparing Sources

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars analyze and compare various primary source documents. They formulate historical questions based on the documents.
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Rosa Parks: 1 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
You've heard of the historical moment when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, but did you know that some historical accounts disagree on where she sat? Investigate this query with your young historians, and practice...
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America's History in the Making: Classroom Applications Two

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reading between the lines helps discover important information! The 11th lesson of a 22-part series on American history has scholars use historical thinking skills to uncover the deeper meaning behind the words on a page. Using backward...
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Running Out of Time: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tap into the information included in this in-depth analysis of Running Out of Time when planning your unit. The document includes a plot summary, analysis of the literary elements in the novel, implications for various student groups,...
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The Metamorphosis: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Historically, Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis has been difficult for many readers to grasp. From the difficult translation issues to the complex plot and themes, the novel's message and story can be lost when learners can't get their...
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Identifying Heroes: Historical and Personal

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders consider what it means to be an American hero, In this historical analysis instructional activity, 7th graders examine photographs of historical figures, identify the heroes, and discuss how the heroes have impacted the...
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ABC Photo Analysis

For Students 8th - 12th
For this historical analysis worksheet, students select a photograph to analyze and then record descriptions of the photograph for each letter of the alphabet, a-z.
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Applying the SOAPS Method of Analyzing Historical Documents

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Young historians use the SOAPS (Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject) method of questioning to determine the historical value of primary source documents. The third in a series of five lessons that model for learners how...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Historical and Cultural Context

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
As part of their study of the film adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird, class members analyze how Robert Mulligan uses the film lens to depict the historical period and social issues presented in Harper Lee's novel. A superior resource...

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