Navigating a research library and understanding a primary source and transcribing documents can be a daunting task for students. Those with homework or projects requiring research often ask: Where do I start?
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, one of the largest special collection libraries in the country, has the answer:
HSP has a variety of exciting ways this fall for teachers to learn historical content and think about new ways of teaching history, writing, and art
*This blog is the thirteenth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.
Women's History Month is a time for us to recognize and salute women's contributions to society and the American family. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve put together a list of featured lesson plans from HSP’s collection. These lesson plans offers a wealth of primary sources to help students on all grade levels dive deep into analyzing the great contributions that women have made to our nation. Learn about the history of women in the United States by exploring primary sources from the War of Independence to the World Wars.
HSP’s collection offers a wealth of primary sources to help students on all grade levels dive deep into analyzing the history of African-American’s struggle for freedom and equality in the U.S. We invite you to explore our featured lesson plans spanning the Civil War to Civil Rights in Pennsylvania. Then, explore all of our African-American history focused lesson plans here.
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