9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Nature Transformed: The Environment in American History
Photo, Yosemite Wilderness & Koip Crest, August 26, 2010, chucklepix, Flickr

Beautiful scenery or impassable peaks? These 17 in-depth essays analyze how[...] »

Primary Documents in American History
Engraving, The United States Senate, A.D. 1850, 1855, R. Whitechurch, LoC.

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

Post-1865

Agents of Social Change: 20th-Century Women's Activism
Photo. Jessie Lloyd with an unidentified group. 1928

Source documents to help you approach 20th-century feminism.


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Writing to Learn History: Annotations and Mini-Writes

A pen or pencil in your student's hand is an excellent tool for teaching[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Reading Like a Historian
Photo, We <3 Students Who <3 Reading, Mar. 9, 2010, Enokson, Flickr

Use the Stanford History Education Group's curriculum to teach historical[...] »

Using Technology

Primary Source Sets on the Web

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