9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Scholars in Action: Analyzing 19th-Century Letters
Negative, "Letters. Posting of letters III," c.1920-1950, Theodor Horydczak, LoC

Watch a scholar interpret letters from labor activist and reformer Sarah[...] »

Bill of Rights

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

Post-1865

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

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

Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

Do films capture your students' attention? Introduce them to Roosevelt in[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Women's Suffrage: Burroughs's Article

In the struggle for women's suffrage, how did African American women[...] »

Using Technology

Prezi

Open up a new world between whiteboards and slides with this presentation[...] »