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[...] »

American Indian Women
Kutenai woman 1910

Different kinds of power in different cultures. Perceptions of dignified and[...] »

Post-1865

Teaching African American History: Do We Still Need a Black History Month?

Black History Month is as important now as when Carter Woodson first thought[...] »

American Originals Part II
Peary sledge party at the North Pole, April 7, 1909 NARA

Introduce students to 25 documents selected by the National Archives for[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Why Did It Happen? Making Claims about Cause and Effect

A shift in writing is required, often using new language tools, when making[...] »

Using Technology

Twitter

Does Twitter have value as an educational tool, or does it promote[...] »