The North Dakota Primary Sources is a pack of 20 primary source documents that are relevant to the history of North Dakota. Each primary resource is printed on sturdy 8.5” X 11” card stock.
The North Dakota Primary Sources will help your students build common core skills including:
• Critical Thinking
• Point of View
• Compare and Contrast
• Order of Events
• And Much More!
Perfect for gallery walks and literature circles! Great research and reference materials!
The 20 North Dakota Primary Sources are:
• Illustration of Road Maker, a Hidatsa chief – circa 1840
• Photograph of hunting and camping party of George Armstrong Custer and guests near area that later became Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park – Dakota Territory – 1875
• Dakota Territory coat of arms – 1876
• Political cartoon featuring Indian warrior surrounded by representatives of the Interior Department and the War Department – 1878
• Cabinet card featuring photograph of Sitting Bull – 1881
• Photograph of Theodore Roosevelt – was rancher in North Dakota 1880s – photo 1883
• Photograph of men with threshing machine harvesting grain – Beach, North Dakota – circa 1910
• Postcard featuring downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota – 1912
• Photograph of sewing class at Bismarck Indian School – circa 1920
• Photograph of President Franklin Roosevelt speaking at Bismarck, North Dakota – 1936
• Photograph of sod homestead near Bowman, North Dakota – 1936
• Photograph of farm family window shopping – Williston, North Dakota – 1937
• Photograph of hardware store window – Crosby, North Dakota – 1937
• Photograph of farm children playing with homemade merry-go-round – Williams County, North Dakota – 1937
• Photograph of Great Northern Railway station in Fargo, North Dakota – 1939
• Photograph of grain elevator and flour mill – Fargo, North Dakota – 1939
• Postage stamp commemorating Lewis and Clark Expedition – stamp issued 1954
• Photograph of painted mural at Missile Alert Facility Alpha- Zero – Grand Forks Air Force Base – 2000
• Photograph of sunflower field in Fargo – North Dakota is one of nation’s top sunflower-producing states – 2005
• Population density map of North Dakota – 2010
Your students will:
…think critically and analytically, interpret events, and question various perspectives of history.
…participate in active learning by creating their own interpretations instead of memorizing facts and a writer’s interpretations.
…integrate and evaluate information provided in diverse media formats to deepen their understanding of historical events.
…experience a more relevant and meaningful learning experience.