Educator Resources


 

Teaching with Stuff

 
Using Primary and Secondary Sources in the classroom.

Documents in the Classroom

Document Analysis Cover Page

 

Teaching with Stuff: Documents in the Classroom includes a primary source activity that helps students gain a better understanding of historical documents as cultural artifacts that reflect the views of particular times and places.

Grade Levels: 4-12

Subjects: Social studies (primary source analysis, social studies skills)

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Maps in the Classroom

TWS Map Analysis 2016
 
Teaching with Stuff: Maps in the Classroom includes easy to incorporate primary source activities designed to help teach students how to analyze and interpret historic maps.
 
Grade Levels: 4-12
 
Subjects: Social studies (social studies skills, geography)
 
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Propaganda in the Classroom

TWS Propaganda Analysis 2015
 
 
Teaching with Stuff: Propaganda in the Classroom teaches students how to analyze and interpret political cartoons and other forms of propaganda.
 
Grade Levels: 9-12
 
Subjects: Social studies (primary source analysis, social studies skills)
 
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Architecture in the Classroom

Building Analysis Cover
 
 
This easy to incorporate activity was designed to inspire inquiry-based learning and to help teach students how to analyze and interpret historic buildings.
 
Grade Levels: 4-8
 
Subjects: Social studies (social studies skills)
 
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Artifacts in the Classroom

ITC Artifact Analysis 2013

 

This activity will help teach your students how to analyze and interpret objects, and bring the museum experience to your classroom!

Grade Levels: 4-8
 
Subjects: Social studies (primary and secondary source analysis, history, culture)
 
Click on the image to the left to access the lesson plan and materials.
 
 
 

Images in the Classroom

ITC Image Analysis 2013

 

How do you use objects and images in your classroom to inspire curiousity? Our engaging "Images in the Classroom" activity will help teach your students how to analyze and interpret images.

Grade Levels: 4-8
 
Subjects: Social studies (primary and secondary source analysis, history, culture)
 
Click on the image to the left to access the lesson plan and materials.

 

Oral Histories in the Classroom

ITC Oral History Analysis 2013

 

Using videos, audio recordings, or oral history transcripts, this activity inspires inquiry-based learning that will teach your students how to use oral histories to dig deeper into their study of culture and history.

Grade Levels: 6-11

Subjects: Social studies (primary source analysis, history, culture)

Click on the image to the left to access the lesson plan and materials.

 
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