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Book Backdrops                                                 

Popular children’s literature is paired with historical primary sources from the Library of Congress to extend learning across the curriculum. Linking primary sources to literature, making books more relevant, and promoting inquiry-based learning can create motivating and enriching learning experiences for students of all ages. Check out the newest ready-to-implement resources for your classroom or use these examples to create your own. Template

Digitized Local Historic Documents 
A collection of historic documents and images local to Waynesburg's TPS area, made available via Flickr.

Primary Source Starter Activities (PSSAs) 

Just in time to keep those “speedy” test-takers busy while others finish their work…. PSSAs are quick and easy to implement—anytime you need a filler-activity. These ready-to-implement classroom activities are perfect for quiet, independent completion. Each activity includes a student worksheet focused on an historical image as well as supplemental information for teacher use. These engaging critical thinking activities are perfect for students from upper elementary through 12th grade.

Content created and featured in partnership with the TPS program does not indicate an endorsement by the Library of Congress. Website Images Bibliographic Information