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Introduction to Primary Sources

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore the usage of primary sources, what they are and how they originate. Artifacts are compared and contrasted as part of this historical inquiry as questions are formulated and conclusions drawn.
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Who was Catherine of Aragon?

For Students 7th - 10th
Talk about Tudor drama! High school historians explore the tragic life of Catherine of Aragon through an informational text, which is approximately seven paragraphs long. Four comprehension questions follow, three of which are recall...
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Friar Margil and the Spanish Missions

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders review the differences between primary and secondary sources. They are told that the Father Margil illustration can be used as a primary source. Students define the terms "assimilation" and "diversity." They use...
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Primary and Secondary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Show your class the difference between primary sources and secondary sources. The first page provides a list of examples of each type of source. While they research, pupils can refer back to the list quickly to make sure they are reading...
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ELA - Literacy.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.1

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Do your pupils know what a primary source is? How about a secondary source? Provide them with the information here about different types of documents and then test their knowledge with a brief quiz. The quiz is made up of two documents....
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
An odd mix of vocabulary is covered in this 38-slide PowerPoint. Vocabulary terms like biography, homonym, myth, and memoir (among several others) are introduced. Just a definition is listed, and only a few contain an example. 
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Can you Prove it?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine how primary source documents help authors and museum curators interpret historic events.  In this social studies lesson, 10th graders research primary source documents.  Students create a powerpoint to present their...
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The Railroads in Texas

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders differentiate between, locate, and use primary and secondary sources, such as biographies from the Handbook of Texas. They analyze the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations, such as the railroad,...
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African American Experiences: Window to the Past

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine African life during slavery on the Internet. For this slavery lesson, students use the Internet to research slavery and create a scrapbook. Students review pictures of slavery and label them as primary or secondary sources.
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What Historians Do

For Students 6th - 8th
In this historian worksheet, students answer nineteen questions about how to read and construct a timeline, differentiating between primary and secondary sources, and the field of archaeology.
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Primary vs. Secondary Sources: A Comparison

For Students 9th - 12th
In this language arts worksheet, students fill in the graphic organizer that compares primary sources and secondary sources of information.
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Danger on the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 7th
Student examines the role of the Underground railroad. In this Post-Civil War lesson, 7th graders read and analyze primary sources. Students create a timeline that details the events of the stories.
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Gift to the Future

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the different ways that primary sources are reserved.  In this Social Studies lesson, 7th graders analyze documents and photographs.  Students watch video clips and answer questions on a graphic organizer.
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Forced Potawatomi Migration

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write about the forced Potawatomi migration. In this primary source lesson plan students are read journal entries from an emigrating party of Potawatomi Indians. Students reflect on the items the Indians might have taken...
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Seeking Super Cities

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students view a Powerpoint presentation on various cities in the U.S. They conduct research on two cities, complete a data chart on the two cities, and decide which one they would prefer to live.
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How to incorporate local history into your Arkansas History class

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore their local history through research and then providing reenactments about the history.
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Be a Sourceerer's Apprentice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine and discuss various primary and secondary sources. They bring in an example of a primary source, explain how it is a primary source, and complete a worksheet about interviewing a primary source.