9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

Showcases more than 1,230 images depicting the enslavement of Africans, the[...] »

American Indian Women
Kutenai woman 1910

Different kinds of power in different cultures. Perceptions of dignified and[...] »

Post-1865

Freedom's Story: Teaching African American Literature and History
Print, Heroes of the colored race, J. Hoover, c.1881-1183, Library of Congress

Slavery, Reconstruction, the Civil Rights Movement—you have to teach these[...] »

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

Especially for Teachers: Annenberg Media's Online U.S. History Textbook
Photo, ". . . computerized exam," 2001, Extra Ketchup, Flickr, cc

Here's a digital textbook for teachers packed with resources.


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Using Technology

Primary Source Sets on the Web

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