Homeschool Resource Package 14: Using Primary Sources

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Whether it’s for a history report or science project; for better understanding of an historic event, the way a machine works, or a how a mathematician or scientist makes use of a certain concept or formula, primary sources–being able to learn directly from individuals who have lived the history or do the work in the laboratory—are an exceptional resource to increase student understanding.  This curriculum package includes a wide variety of primary sources to inspire your students and illuminate their learning.  Full of interesting videos, activity ideas, and lesson plans as well as reading lists and additional supplemental resources, this package connects your students to individuals who are living the curriculum they are studying in class.

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Teacher Tool 497: Using Primary Sources Video Titles

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Teacher Tool 502: Using Primary Sources Related Resources for Grades 5-8

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Teacher Tool 503: Using Primary Sources Related Resources for Grades 9-12

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Teacher Tool 504: Using Primary Sources Related Resources for Grades K-4

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Teacher Tool 505: Using Primary Sources Writing Ideas

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Teacher Tool 506: Using Primary Sources Vocabulary

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