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446 resources with the concept primary source images

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DBQuest: The Nashville Sit-In Movement

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was it like to be a part of the sit-ins during the Civil Rights Movement? Learners consider the question and whether the protests were effective using an online documents-based investigation. The program allows for virtual...
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Unit 15: Launching Liberty - Democracy in Liberia

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
While Liberia is named after "liberty," the nation has struggled with political turmoil. It was founded by free African Americans in the 1820s, but has been plagued by civil war and violence in recent decades. Various activities,...
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Unit 8: Political Peanuts - Cartoons Inspired by President Carter

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Your scholars may be familiar with the Marvel universe, but do they know how to read political cartoons? Comics aren't just for kids ... they often convey sophisticated political ideas, and reading them takes practice. A wealth of...
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Knocking Down Fences

For Teachers 3rd
After reading The Other Side and guiding children through a picture walk, third graders investigate evidence of the civil rights movement. In the mini unit, 3rd graders analyze photographs of the past and make connections between...
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The Dust Bowl: Out of the Dust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Is your class going to read the novel, Out of the Dust? If so, you can prep them with a presentation that provides both images of the Dust Bowl and quotes from the book. Tip: Have learners use the images to compose descriptive...
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The Dust Bowl: Images

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce learners to the hardships that followed the onset of the Dust Bowl. There is a quote taken from The Dust Bowl, Men,  Dirt and Depression by Paul Bonnifield followed by 10 primary-source images. 
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Legacy of the Dust Bowl: Dust Storm Media 1930s

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Some learners might not realize that the term dust bowl was not figurative. Show the reality of 1930s America with eight primary source photographs. Slides depict images of dust storms or their aftermath. 
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Ancient Babylon

For Students 6th - 7th
Authenticate an ancient civilizations study by having historians analyze primary source artifacts. After examining an image of a Babylonian king votive statue, pupils read a short background context. They then answer 3 questions based on...
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B. Franklin, Printer and the Public Eye

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore U.S. history by researching famous Americans. For this Benjamin Franklin lesson plan, students read portions of a biography about Franklin and identify his position within U.S. politics and as a leader in the battle for...
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Sort It Out- Middle Ages or MesoAmerica

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders distinguish between the Middle Ages and Mesoamerican images. In this sorting instructional activity, 5th graders view pictures of the Middle Ages and Mesoamerica and sort them into the correct group. Students use higher...
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How Would You Determine The Length?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choose the appropriate unit of measure to use when measuring images. In this measuring length lesson, 5th graders examine images that are a variety of lengths. They choose the appropriate unit of measure, either standard or...
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Zoom-In: Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine an image of a rally with Martin Luther King Jr. to determine what is happening and why it is important. For this primary source and Martin Luther King Jr. lesson, 5th graders examine an image of Dr. King making a...
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Benefits of Olive Trees and Olive Oil in Greek Culture

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate olive trees and olive oil. In this Greek culture lesson students view primary source images of ancient Greek culture and the uses of olive oil and olive trees. The students have an olive oil tasting.
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Getting to Know Thomas Jefferson

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students discuss the contributions of Thomas Jefferson. In this American history lesson students watch a Power Point presentation on Thomas Jefferson. They investigate the pictures in the presentation. The focus in the lesson is how the...