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[...] »

Nature Transformed: The Environment in American History
Photo, Yosemite Wilderness & Koip Crest, August 26, 2010, chucklepix, Flickr

Beautiful scenery or impassable peaks? These 17 in-depth essays analyze how[...] »

Post-1865

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[...] »

Using Visuals to Build Interest and Understanding

Using primary source images to help English Language Learners build[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Reading Like a Historian
Photo, We <3 Students Who <3 Reading, Mar. 9, 2010, Enokson, Flickr

Use the Stanford History Education Group's curriculum to teach historical[...] »

Using Technology

Twitter

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