Japanese Internment Camps Primary Source Reading & WorksheetThis is a marvelous first-person account of what it was like for a 19-year-old girl from California to be placed into an internment camp during World War II. Told in a passionate, engaging style by civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama,
Students investigate important and long-lasting achievements of the Magna Carta by reading and analyzing excerpts directly from the primary source document. Then, students compare concepts in the Magna Carta to the U.S. government. An answer key and instructional materials are included. After comple
**This product now contains a digital format in addition to a printable (PDF format), perfect for distance learning or paperless classrooms. Are you trying to teach your students what primary source documents are and how they are used? Are you using primary source documents to bridge language arts
This fantastic primary source letter was written by Anne Boleyn to her husband, King Henry VIII from the Tower of London after her arrest in 1536. In the letter, Queen Anne makes an impassioned plea for mercy, a for a fair trial, and insists on her innocence. Or course, in the end she was found guil
This excellent analysis of the Book of the Dead from Ancient Egypt integrates Common Core reading strategies with a fantastic primary source document!
The resource features an introduction and then several excerpts from the Book of the Dead followed by open-ended analysis questions, a chart, and fi
This worksheet includes a stunning 2-page excerpt from Nat Turner's jailhouse "Confessions" regarding the uprising of enslaved men he led in Virginia in 1831. It includes graphic details of how he and his followers went from house to house in Southampton County before he went into hiding and was eve
Alexander the Great Primary Source Worksheet teaches students about the motivation behind the man, through map skills and primary source document analysis. This short activity focuses on Alexander’s speech before his last battle of India before turning back. This can be used in class or as homework
Tobacco and Slavery in the Colonies Worksheet teaches students about the rise and effects of tobacco and slavery in the colonies through primary source document analysis. Students first review an engraving of a plantation from the 1700s, then move on to a chart showing population growth of Africans
Conquistadors Primary Source Worksheet
This is a great, vivid depiction of how brutal the Spanish conquistadors were in their conquests of the West Indies. It features a one page primary source excerpt from a Spanish missionary's journal.
After reading the account, students answer a set of compreh
Declaration of Independence Primary Source Assessment Scavenger Hunt Worksheet Homework
17 questions with key attached.
Requires students to read actual Declaration and analyze what Thomas Jefferson was saying in the document.
Sherman Antitrust Act Primary Source Worksheet teaches students about trusts, monopolies, and the law that attempted to break them up. Students examine this primary source document using common core standards. This can be used in class or as homework as it’s a completely stand alone assignment. Thi
This gripping primary source story will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the horrific acts carried out by the KKK, and how it negatively affected Reconstruction. The information sheet introduces how and why the Klan formed, and how they tried to impact the newly establishe
This lesson plan collection is a series of 7 internet-based primary source documents on the African slave trade and slavery in general.The following primary source worksheets are included in this collection:African Slave Trade Primary Source Worksheet: The African Connection, ca 1788African Slave Tr
Monroe Doctrine Primary Source Worksheet teaches students about the meaning and significance of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, by examining this primary source document using common core standards. This can be used as homework or for substitute plans as it’s a completely stand alone assignment. I have
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the perspective of Lady Bird Johnson. I use the worksheet to help students better understand the assassination and the chaos that followed.
This activity is very easy to use. All
Feudalism and Serfs Primary Source Poem Analysis Worksheet
This simple worksheet is an excellent way to introduce a primary source poem into your lesson on serfs, feudalism, and the manor system!
The worksheet features an excerpt from a poem about a family of serfs in England around the year 1400
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the collapse of the Roman Empire. I use this worksheet to help students understand the different reasons the Roman Empire fell apart.This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source fr
This is an excellent short worksheet to analyze a primary source quote and image from Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House to Ulysses S. Grant in April, 1865.
After reading the quote and analyzing the images, students respond to 5 Common Core-aligned short response questions. An answ
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about concentration camps and the Holocaust.
This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website to answer the
This activity includes an internet based primary document and worksheet on the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. I use the worksheet to help students better understand what happened during the duel between Hamilton and Burr.
The worksheet with discussion can take between 10 and 20 mi
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan. Students will learn about the defenses, transportation system, and market places of Tenochtitlan. The worksheet allows students to read a short primary source written by Spanish Conquistado
This excellent primary source analysis activity features excerpts from Confucius' famous Analects.The first page includes a variety of excerpts from the Analects of Confucius that deal with filial piety, government, virtue, family, and learning. The worksheet pages features open-ended analysis quest
Luther’s 95 Theses Primary Source Worksheet teaches students about document that started it all. Excerpts from Luther’s 95 Theses teaches students about his concerns with the Catholic Church’s Certificates of Indulgences, the Gospel and repentance. This can be used in class or as homework as it’s a
The Annexation of Hawaii: Text, Worksheet, & Primary Source Activity for Hawaii!This resource is included in two bundles: my United States Imperialism Bundle and my World History Imperialism Bundle!In this engaging resource, students learn about how United States imperialism stretched to the isl