Tag Archives: primary_sources

New Bill of Rights Distance Learning Programs

We’re offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom. Continue reading

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Teaching about Pearl Harbor

Students can work with primary sources as historical evidence to understand the country at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack and the U.S. entrance into World War II. Continue reading

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Suspending the Right of Due Process: Japanese-American Relocation during World War II

Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American “relocation” during WWII. Continue reading

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Introducing the Newly Redesigned DocsTeach.org

Our popular teaching website, DocsTeach.org, has a new look and updated features! Continue reading

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Examining the Second Amendment Using Plain Writing and Historical Context

The Second Amendment might be used to teach plain writing, historical context, and fundamental primary source research. Continue reading

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New eBook and Lesson: Representing Congress

Use political cartoons to engage your students in a discussion of what Congress is, how it works, and what it does. Continue reading

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WWI Posters and Home Cards

Posters and cards distributed on the homefront provide an engaging way to introduce students to World War I. Continue reading

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Summer Professional Development Opportunities

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St. Patrick’s Day Primary Sources

Just for fun — we’ve got a lineup of St. Patrick’s Day-themed primary sources to bring a little shamrock spirit into your classroom this March 17th. The Original Federal Order On 3/16/1780 George Washington’s General Order granted Saint Patrick’s Day as a holiday to … Continue reading

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Ready. Set. Transcribe!

New transcriptions will be included on DocsTeach — our online tool for teaching with documents! Continue reading

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