Tuesday, February 1, 2011

For Teachers, Home School - African American History Month Freebies

Put the power of primary sources to work in the classroom. Browse ready-to-use lesson plans, student activities, collection guides and research aids.

The Library of Congress

National Archives (“Teaching With Documents”)

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Gallery of Art

National Park Service

  • War for Freedom: African Americans in the Era of the Civil War Each War for Freedom unit guides students to do research with original historic documents, to re-create moments of drama and personal choice, to understand the relevance of the struggle for their own lives, and to synthesize their learning and imagination in creative collaborative projects.
  • Teaching with Historic Places uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. TwHP has created a variety of products and activities that help teachers bring historic places into the classroom.

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