9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Slavery
Photo, "An ex-slave," 1897, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What was it like to be a slave in 19th-century America? Accounts contrast.[...] »

Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

Students learn about the sixteenth president's relationship with Jewish[...] »

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[...] »

Writing to Learn History: Annotations and Mini-Writes

A pen or pencil in your student's hand is an excellent tool for teaching[...] »

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

Prezi

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