9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Structured Academic Controversy (SAC)

Are classroom discussions about winning the argument or about understanding[...] »

Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

Students learn about the sixteenth president's relationship with Jewish[...] »

Post-1865

Teaching African American History: Do We Still Need a Black History Month?

Black History Month is as important now as when Carter Woodson first thought[...] »

Close Reading of a Primary Document
Photo, Ostrich reads newspaper of caretaker. Flickr

On the website Historical Thinking Matters, a student reads aloud a[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Using Historical Ephemera in the Classroom

Ticket stubs. Report cards. Photographs. All of these things have historical[...] »

Using Technology

Primary Source Sets on the Web

Check out these sites for primary sources grouped into sets by topic, grade-[...] »