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Lexington and Concord: Historical Interpretation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners view and analyze three different images related to the Battle of Lexington and Concord. They also answer a variety of questions in a graphic organizer to help keep the information straight.
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Power of the Image -- Descriptive Writing and Images of Children and the Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a journal from the viewpoint of a child during the Great Depression. They view primary source images of children during the Great Depression. The images used are both photographs and cartoons. After viewing these...
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Historical Fiction: A Wealth of Interpretations

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Historical fiction becomes a platform for exploring different perspectives. The class makes predictions based on illustrations, completes Venn diagrams to compare and contrast differing points of view, and to think about how characters...
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Historical Thinking Chart

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Narrow down your questions about author perspective, historical context, and veracity of claims in a document with the help of a historical reading chart. Learners track the basics of the document along with advanced evaluation skills...
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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
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The Setting and Historical Context of a Text

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders review course objectives and demonstrate their research skills. They create a PowerPoint presentation explaining the setting and/or historical context of a novel. Using Smart Board technology, 7th graders present their...
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Images of Slavery and the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pictures and photographs can help us foster greater connections and a deeper understanding of a historical time period. After closely analyzing several images that depict slavery and the Underground Railroad, your class will have the...
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Evaluating Historical Sources on Juana Briones

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most have never heard of Juana Briones, the incredible woman who came to own property and divorce her husband in 1850s California. Yet, her relatively unknown life reflects the historical dynamics of the American West, particularly those...
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: How to Analyze a Historic Photograph

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze historical images. In this primary source analysis activity, students examine an photograph of Hershey, PA from the 1920's. Students collaborate with one another and their instructor to note the details in the photograph...
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American Biography: Images Draw You In

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Motivate your class with this activity examining primary sources.  Learners examine historical photographs of events that occurred in U.S. history. They analyze and discuss the photographs and talk about the changes that have taken place. 
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King of Prussia Inn: Exploring Historic Places

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners of any age examine the significance of historic sites, how we understand those sites, and what they mean in terms of history and the culture of the past. They look at maps, artifacts, and data taken from archaeological sites to...
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Analyzing Visual of Samson and the Lion

For Students 6th - 10th
What strategies do historians use for interpreting visuals? This simple worksheet lists four questions that learners can use to approach and analyze historical photographs, fine pieces of art, etc., as well as an opportunity to apply the...
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Be a Historical Detective! Investigating and Interpreting a Historical Source

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine historical sources by analyzing images in a slide-show. In this historical research lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation of images from the U.S. in pre-Columbian times. Students discuss the imagery among their...
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Analyzing Photographs: From Theory to Practice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze photographic images and use cameras to document their own life.  In this analyzing photography lesson, students apply formal analysis techniques to images, then create a documentary of photographic images with...
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Migrant Mother Photograph

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA picture often has hidden stories to tell. Looking at the iconic Migrant Mother photography by Dorothy Lange, individuals examine the human toll of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression at large. Other documents, including a statement...
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To Kill A Mockingbird: Historical Background

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" and other images set the stage for a PowerPoint about the Great Depression. Whether used as background for Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, or as part of a historical study, the presentation would...
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Compare and Contrast Historical Time Periods

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What do images tell us about history? Dress, setting, and actions all convey cultural norms, and in essence, give reference to historical time and place. Learners compare and contrast Kunisada's Actor with Flute in Snow to Hokuei's...
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Rosa Parks: 3 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How can evidence and perspective challenge even the most well-known of stories? Through primary and secondary source analysis, think-alouds, and discussion, young historians evaluate the historical narrative of Rosa Parks across multiple...
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The Power of Remembrance

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
On every July 4th, we watch fireworks and celebrate our independence, but how is the history of the American Revolution preserved? Four social studies lesson guide learners through different memorials, commemorative objects, and restored...
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Picking Rusty Gold: Why Do People Buy and Sell Antiques?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Your historical sleuths will work to research the in-depth history of chosen artifacts and will use their research to design a fictional advertisement for an early 20th century item.
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How Do We Know About People From The Past?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
It's not enough to see or just read a primary source document; one has to analyze them fully to understand their historical implications. First learners are introduced to what primary and secondary sources are, then they read a bit of...
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Women and the War: Supporting Historical Interpretations

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Rosie the Riveter may be an iconic image from World War II, but not all historians agree on how the conflict affected women in the workplace. Individuals evaluate the writings of well-known historians on the topic, and then decide: Was...
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Images Draw You In:'odd couple'

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate historical documents. In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students investigate photographs from the Library of Congress and draw conclusions about the people pictured in them.
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Dust Bowl Chat

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
New ReviewFrom desolate images of the Dust Bowl to the text of FDR's Fireside Chats, scholars consider the effects of the environmental disaster during the darkest days of the Great Depression. Further activities, such as jigsaw discussions, allow...