November 19, 2018

Primary Source Learning: African American History & Culture

Primary Source sets with teacher guidesBaseball: Across a Divided Society Harlem Renaissance Jim Crow in America The NAACP: A Century in the Fight for FreedomFeatured Source guided primary source analysis activitiesAfro-American Monument An airship with a “Jim Crow” trailer Condition of the descendants of former African slaves The constitutional amendment Jesse Owens President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address Tree of Liberty Woman … [Read more...]

Primary Source Learning: Baseball

Baseball: Across a Divided Society (primary source set)Baseball, Race and Ethnicity: Rounding the BasesBaseball, Race Relations and Jackie RobinsonBlack Diamond! Satchel Page and the Negro Baseball LeaguesPast and Present: Using Baseball Statistics to Teach Math (student worksheet)Tinkers to Evers to ChanceCollection Connections: Baseball CardsCollection Connections: Jackie RobinsonRecreation Yesterday and TodayTwentieth Century Entertainment: When Work is … [Read more...]

Primary Source Learning: Gilded Age Teaching Resources & Strategies

This morning I saw a tweet mentioning primary sources related to immigration in the Gilded Age and I began to wonder . . . What learning activities related to the Gilded Age could we imagine using Library of Congress primary sources? What other teaching resources and strategies are available on LOC.gov and elsewhere? See the results below and feel free to comment on learning activities and resources that you've created or uncovered in the Speak Your Mind section. H/T to @oswego98 for the … [Read more...]