6-8 Resources

Pre-1865

Constitution Day 2010
Photo, recommended reading, March 18, 2008, neon.mamacita, Flickr

Explore these online Constitution Day resources for September 17 and[...] »

Charters of Freedom
Declaration of Independence, 1776, National Archives and Records Adminstration

Explore documents that helped to shape the history of our nation.


[...] »

Post-1865

Flint Sit-Down Strike
Photograph, Sitting down, 1930's, the Flint Sit-Down Strike.

Provides a multimedia introduction to "the greatest strike in American[...] »

African-American Perspectives: Pamphlets from 1818-1907
Wood engraving, American Sketches:..., Nov. 18, 1876, Illustrated London News.

Pamphlets and documents from 1875 to 1900 highlight African American leaders[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Four Reads: Learning to Read Primary Documents

Teach your students to read like a historian with this guided four-step[...] »

Using Technology

Social Pinboards

Organize and share your online finds using online social pinboard services[...] »