Allow students to see that history as we know it is interpretation, perspective, and bias. [...] »
I have used this activity with Native Americans and slavery with great success. I have worked over the years to collect a variety of old textbooks from different time periods.
Smithsonian Barbara Clark Smith looks at what a colonial newspaper article says [...] »
Help students think about where evidence for history comes from. [...] »
Pamphlets and documents from 1875 to 1900 highlight African American leaders [...] »
Very few of us have ancestors who were not immigrants. Bring the topic of [...] »
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Teacher Eva La Mar's third graders become historians, writers, and [...] »
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