6-8 Resources

Pre-1865

Declaration of Independence

Historian Rosemarie Zagarri reads the Declaration of Independence closely,[...] »

Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis and Clark and the Revealing of America
Illustration, Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis and Clark and the Revealing...

180 documents and artifacts interpret 19th-century westward exploration and[...] »

Post-1865

The Early Conservation Movement
photographic print, Quentin Roosevelt Planting a Tree, c1904, Edward S. Curtis,

The "go-green" movement is rampant in modern America. However, support for[...] »

The Thomas Jefferson Building: Secret Messages
Detail, The Thomas Jefferson Building homepage

What messages are hidden in art and architecture? Explore the Library of[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Reading in the History Classroom
Photography, Huge Stack of Books at University of Illinois, 2 June 2006, Benjami

Do students need reading skills specific to the history classroom? Click[...] »

Using Technology

Diigo

Bookmark, organize, annotate, and share research and resources with Diigo.[...] »