6-8 Resources

Pre-1865

Charters of Freedom
Declaration of Independence, 1776, National Archives and Records Adminstration

Explore documents that helped to shape the history of our nation.


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Founding Mothers
wood engraving, Mrs. William S. Smith (Abigail Adams), Thomas Addis Emmet, NYPL

Sharp quills did the bidding of the even sharper intellects of the[...] »

Post-1865

Flint Sit-Down Strike
Photograph, Sitting down, 1930's, the Flint Sit-Down Strike.

Provides a multimedia introduction to "the greatest strike in American[...] »

Veterans, Oral History, and the Library of Congress
screenshot, veteranshistory project

Veteran oral history projects relate the classroom to real people and real[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Talking History

Students shy or hesitant to speak up? Check out these tips to get students[...] »

Using Technology

WhatWasThere
screencap, WhatWasThere street view, 16 December, Whatwasthere.com

Put the past next to the present with this photo-sharing and mapping tool.[...] »