Teaching Strategy Resource Packages

Grades: k-4, 5-8, 9-12
Resource Package 35: Using Writing Across the Curriculum
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Giving students the opportunity to write in a variety of forms provides a very effective avenue for them to share their learning and understanding in ...
Grades: k-4, 5-8, 9-12
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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...

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 504: Using Primary Sources Resource Package--Reading and Resource Lists

Download this document to find reading lists that include books, magazines, and online sources related to the topic of Using Primary Sources.

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Teacher Tool 505: Using Primary Sources Resource Package--Writing Activity Ideas

Download this document to find writing activities with printable journal pages and Venn Diagram templates related to the topic of Using Primary Sources.

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Teacher Tool 506: Using Primary Sources Resource Package--Vocabulary

Download this document to find vocabulary words and activities related to the topic of Using Primary Sources.

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Teacher Tool 562: Using Primary Sources Resource Package--Sample Lesson Plans

Download this document to find some sample activity ideas and lesson plans you can use with students as they build their capacity to effectively use primary sources in their learning. Current contents include lesson plans on the following:
1. Conducting Primary Source Interviews
2. Using Primary Sources in an Independent Research Project
3. Understanding Primary Versus Secondary Sources

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Teacher Tool 589: Using Writing Across the Curriculum--Sample Lesson Plans

This document provides a sampling of lesson plans utilizing writing strategies and vocabulary building across the curriculum in a variety of general ways. Additional writing strategy and vocabulary building activity ideas and lesson plans related to specific curriculum areas are available with each of our Curriculum Topic Resource Packages. Writing strategy and vocabulary building lesson plans are also available as a Teacher Tool with many individual videos on our website.

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