August 31, 2021

Analyzing Primary Sources: Strategies & Activities

Last Updated on August 31, 2021

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When first starting out teaching with primary sources, we recommend trying out the Library of Congress Primary Source Analysis Tool (see Analyzing Primary Sources: Tools & Guides). Below, we have compiled a rich list of primary source analysis strategies and activities developed by the Library, TPS Consortium partners, and teacher pros in the field.

Library of Congress

Primary Source Nexus


TPS MTSU

TPS-UArts Teacher Guides

Emerging America

TPS SIUE Resources

Stanford History Education Group

TPS Civics Interactives

C3 Teachers Inquiry Design Model 

TPS Rockford University Videos

University of South Alabama

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