Using Primary Sources with American Memory Resources


  • Sep 3 2010 10:22 AM

    Bob Benoit


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Ideas for using primary sources from the Library of Congress have been summarized in this guide. Project ideas have been arranged by broad instructional categories rather than by specific topic or grade/educational level. Many of these assignments and projects can be used across disciplines, grade levels, and learning objectives. The categories include: Architecture, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking, Fine Arts, Historical Evidence, Historical Research, Language Arts, Local History, Nature/Natural Resources, Presentation Skills/Visual Arts, and Research Methods. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 12

    Topics: Visual Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Literary Analysis, United States History, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Visual Instruction; Discussions