On August 21st, 2017, a full solar eclipse will pass over the Western United States to the Eastern. Throughout history the solar eclipse has given everyone from philosophers to scientists, astronomers to archaeologists, teachers and students, and everyone in between a sense of wonderment and inspiration. Below is a collection of links and resources from […]
This “Thinking Like…” Organizer is meant to help students think like a professional. Many students are unaware of the inquiry process for many professionals, in this case Social Studies. This organizer helps answer these 4 questions: How does an historian think when they are given a primary source document? How does a geographer think when […]
Save the Last Word For Me! is a processing and reading comprehension strategy that helps students construct meaning for a reading, viewing, or listening experience. Students take an active stance in their reading, asking questions, and looking for points of agreement or disagreement as they interact with other readers to discuss their reading topic. This […]
The Library of Congress Primary Source Analysis Tool is perfect for Middle to High School students, but often the language can be too advanced for younger kids. Luckily, you can use the “I See, I Think, I Wonder” sheet below for elementary age kids when doing primary source analysis! All you do is substitute ‘I See’ […]
Need some help navigating the Library of Congress website? This cheat sheet was designed to help you do just that. Download the full images LOC Cheat Sheet PDF to print off and use for your class!