Weekly Highlights: 03/21/2013
Baseball: Teaching Resources from the Library of Congress
Opening Day is almost here. Whatever subject or grade you teach, find an angle to engage your students with Baseball resources from the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/baseball/ gathered around the theme of this quintessential American sport.
Primary Source Setshttp://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/baseball/
Start here for historical context, teaching suggestions, links to online resources, including an excellent teacher's guide with analysis organizers and guides.
Lessons created by teachers to explore the Library's baseball resources.
Historical context and ideas for integrating individual digital collections of primary sources into instruction.
Exhibitions and Presentationshttp://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/baseball/exhibitions.html
Multimedia resources from the Library that include expert presentations, exhibitions, bibliographies, Webcasts, and other online materials.
Baseball Cards, 1887-1914http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/baseball-cards/
4,232 digitized cards - try the gallery, grid and slide views of this fascinating collection.
Sherry Levitt, Director
Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Northern Virginia
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