Each primary source document has guiding, text-dependent questions to help students analyze the text. These resources come from every unit of 8th grade U.S. History, are fully editable, and have been designed to fit on one paper for easy printing and copying.
Using Primary Sources throughout the year will also better prepare students for common core and smarter balanced assessments. Each of these unique resources can be downloaded separately, but are offered here at a bundle discount.
This download includes all 25 of the primary source documents listed below...
Quotations from Harriet Tubman
Ben Franklin's Political Cartoon Analysis
Boston Massacre Engraving Analysis
George Washington's Letter to Lafayette
War Poems from the Revolution
Letter from a captains at Valley Forge
The Intolerable Acts
The Stamp Act
Voltaire's Treatise on Toleration
The Black Codes
Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Compromise Speech
English Bill of Rights vs. U.S. Bill of Rights
Frederick Douglass "The Hypocrisy of American Slavery"
Freedom Amendments (13, 14, 15)
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Lewis and Clark Journal - Encounters with Sioux, Shoshone, etc.
Lewis and Clark Journal - Violence with Blackfoot
Magna Carta vs. U.S. Bill of Rights
Rousseau's Social Contract
Declaration of Independence Worksheet
Translating the Gettysburg Address
Uncle Tom's Cabin Excerpt
William Lloyd Garrison Anti-Slavery Poem
25 unique resources, multiple