Saturday, October 31, 2009

Primary Sources: Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Library of Congress, American Memory Collection, offers a a resource titled "Evolution of the Conservation Movement," a collection of published works, manuscripts, images, and motion picture footage. The goal of the collection is to teach about the formation of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Sample Book Report Flyer

Though the book has nothing to do with U.S. history, I thought the attached tri-fold brochure sample report on the book Hatchet may motivate teachers to have students create similar technology-based literature-focused products. Students can easily create tri-fold brochures using Project Gallery templates within Microsoft Word, and they can use historical children's literature as the basis for the content.