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Reading Like a Historian

Historians use primary sources to form and analyze questions about the past. These sources can also be challenging to integrate into middle school and high school social studies classrooms; oftentimes, they include archaic language and require a certain amount of background information to be of any use. As a result, primary sources tend to be relegated to supplementary reading lists in traditional...
Newberry Library: Digital Collections for the Classroom

Digital Collections for the Classroom is a free online service for educators offered by the Newberry Library. The website provides access to digital versions of primary source materials from the Newberry's collections, optimized for teaching a variety of historical topics by providing study questions, contextual essays, and full citation information for the artifacts. Some lessons are...
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