Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Check out these additional resources to further explore the teaching strategy for this session.

Web Resources

Primary Sources Workshop
This professional development workshop focuses on how to use primary sources in your teaching.

Using Primary Sources
Dohistory.org offers additional tools fro teaching with primary sources.

Teaching Students to Ask New Questions About History
The Smithsonian provides ideas and lesson plans for teaching with primary sources.

Analyzing Primary Sources
The National Archives provides worksheets for analyzing different kinds of primary sources.

Looking for Primary Sources
The University of California, Berkeley's library site provides helpful tips on searching for primary sources.

Finding Primary Sources on the Web
Washington University's library site provides helpful tips finding primary sources on the Web.

Print Resources

Alvarado, Amy Edmonds and Patricia R. Herr. Inquiry-Based Learning Using Everyday Objects. California: Corwin Press, Inc., 2003.

Edinger, Monica. Seeking History: Teaching with Primary Sources in Grades 4-6.
New Hampshire: Heinemann, 2000.

Kobrin, David. Beyond the Textbook: Teaching History Using Documents and Primary Sources. New Hampshire: Heinemann, 1996.

Loewen, James W. Lies My Teacher Told Me. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1995.