9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Primary Documents in American History

The Library of Congress presents 35 of the most important documents from[...] »

Bill of Rights

Whitman Ridgway outlines some of the context in which the Bill of Rights was[...] »

Post-1865

Everyday Life in the 19th Century
Winslow Homer, The New Novel, 1877

Wandering through time into our ancestors' attic.


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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

The Research Paper: Developing Historical Questions

Research papers are not an archaic form of assessment. Learn how to help[...] »

Using Technology

Twitter

Does Twitter have value as an educational tool, or does it promote[...] »