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Through Their Eyes—Letters from Soldiers in the Civil War

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Soldiers' letters offer students an intimate view of the impact of war. In this lesson, students analyze letters written by soldiers during the Civil War.

Teach Students how to Analyze Sources and Give Them a Peek inside their Teacher’s Soul

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What does "Doing History" look like in a classroom? Here is a fun activity teachers can use to introduce students to the skill of analyzing primary sources.

Doing History

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Is history a noun or a verb? How a teacher answers this question can be seen in what goes on in his or her classroom.  If you want to develop the minds of youth who are capable of thinking critically about the relationship between the past and the present, then don't teach history to students. Instead teach students to do history.