Finding/Creating Lesson Plans

Primary Source Sets
Primary Source Learning
Primary Source Materials and Document Based Questions

Suggestions for Using Primary Sources

Teaching Guides
Interpreting Political Cartoons
Interpreting Civil War-Era Primary Sources
Creating Student Sleuths

Lesson Plans

Introductory Lesson from Library of Congress (What are Primary Sources?)
Teaching With Documents - Lesson Plans from the National Archives
Artifacts and Fiction - Primary Source Workshop in American Literature
Looking Into Holidays Through Primary Sources

Online Activities

Digital Vault
Primary Access
Eyewitness to History
HSI Historical Scene Investigations
World History

Clue Within These Walls (Click on Go Back In Time)

Primary Source Projects

Primary Research - Bring History Closer to Home
History Teacher's Attic
Dear Daddy

Lesson Plans by TPS Participants

Plans developed by teachers at Waynesburg University

These plans were developed at IU 12 as part of a TPS grant:
Discrimination in America (CSmith).pdf
Propaganda of WWII (JLum).pdf
WPA Posters (BWillard).pdf
Photography (aayres).doc
MLK (astough).DOC (extra files for above plan)
Great Depression (wflaherty).doc
Slavery (twagner).doc
Descriptive Writing (rjohnson).doc (extra files for above plan)
Growing Nation (gwimmer).pdf
Flanders Fields (kseufert).doc (extra files for above plan)
Stereotypes (jprettyman).doc (extra files for above plan)
Advertising (kmowery).doc
Family Artifact (cney).pdf
Boom to Bust (jgibbs).doc
Aztecs (acampbell).doc