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Thomas Jefferson's Library: Making the Case for a National Library
7th - 12th
Students examine the need for a national library. In this Library of Congress lesson, students analyze primary sources to investigate the persuasive techniques that Thomas Jefferson used in a letter meant to show his support of the...
Philanthropy in History Lesson 2: "We the People" Libraries--Benjamin Franklin To Andrew Carnegie
3rd - 5th
Pupils study examples of philanthropy related to public libraries. They investigate the importance of books in a democratic society and research historical figures in order to write newspaper articles.
Genetics: A Library/Research Skills and Technology Lesson Plan
9th - 12th
Genetic issues, inherited diseases, and genetic engineering are hot topics in scientific fields and provide an opportunity for young scientists to develop their research and presentation skills. Each class member chooses a topic, locates...
"Lonesome for a Change": Close Reading an excerpt from Their Eyes Were Watching God
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Whether or not Zora Neale Hurston's classic novel is a part of your course, this packet deserves a place in your curriculum library. Designed as a close reading exercise, the series of activities begins with the instructor modeling, with...