March 6, 2015

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Geographical conversation cards

Learning from the Source: Geographical conversation cards

Use these geographical conversation cards to learn about the geographical history of the United States as well as learn state facts. Lesson prep 1. Print out and cut up state cards and the Question and Answer cards. 2. Separate these into 5  groups of state cards and their accompanying Q&A cards. Because there are missing cards […]

A coldness between them

Featured Source: A coldness between them

Look at a more detailed image of this cartoon. Without conducting any further research, what can you infer about these two men just by looking closing at the cartoon’s details? Collaborate with others to find out more about the controversy surrounding the two men depicted in this cartoon. What details, if any, from the cartoon are referenced in the […]

Dr. F.A. Cook

Primary Source Spotlight: Frederick A. Cook

Frederick A. Cook primary source set Cook polar diary Frederick A. Cook & the North Pole front-page newspaper coverage More newspaper articles about Frederick A. Cook & the North Pole Topics in Chronicling America – The Race to the North Pole Who Discovered the North Pole? Smithsonian Magazine April 2009 Today in History: Robert E. Peary

TPS-Barat #sschat Tweet Chat

Teaching with Primary Sources Tweet Chat 2015 Archive

TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus—@PSNTPS—is excited to host its first ever #sschat tweet chat about Teaching with Primary Sources on Monday, March 2 at 6 pm CST. A tweet chat is a live, or synchronous, collaborative discussion using Twitter. During this one-hour session, educators from around the country chimed in on teaching with primary sources in general, with […]

Harper's February

Looking Back: February 2015 Primary Sources & Teaching Resources

Teaching & Learning Analyzing Primary Sources Using Question Cubes Selecting Primary Sources That Deal with Difficult Issues Featured Sources guided primary source analysis activities Great presidential puzzle political cartoon Spinner Play art, lithograph For United America, YWCA poster Woman fingerprinted photograph Primary Source Picks Collection Spotlight Katherine Dunham Selections dance Presidential Spotlight Jimmy Carter Gerald R. Ford Ronald Reagan Primary […]

Message from Mister Leopold Sedar Senghor, President of the Republic, to the Senegalese People

World Spotlight: Senegal

Senegal primary sources from the World Digital Library Plan du Cap Verd 18th century map [Senegal] Historic U.S. newspaper coverage of Senegal Senegal reports & books Senegal mentions in the Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection Webcasts related to Senegal Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet Mere-Bi: A Senegalese Celebration of Motherhood Peter Strickland: New London Shipmaster, Boston Merchant, […]

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