9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Boston's Bloody Affray
Broadside from Boston, 1770, "Horrid Massacre!"

A struggle over naming a struggle—when and where did the Boston Massacre[...] »

Women's Rights: Sarah Bagley Letters

What do these letters from a women's rights activist reveal about social[...] »

Post-1865

Freedom's Story: Teaching African American Literature and History
Print, Heroes of the colored race, J. Hoover, c.1881-1183, Library of Congress

Slavery, Reconstruction, the Civil Rights Movement—you have to teach these[...] »

Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

Do films capture your students' attention? Introduce them to Roosevelt in[...] »

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

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

Students interact with history by creating Facebook fan pages for historical[...] »