Weekly Highlights: 11/13/2013
Thanksgiving Resources from the Library of Congress
The Library of Congress has done much of the preparation work for teachers by creating lessons and collections of thematic primary source documents. Thanksgiving lessons provide a ready example:
See Primary Source Sets from the Library of Congress Teacher Page for a collection of
compelling Thanksgiving images, documents and lesson ideas.
At http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/holidays-past/ ,teachers will find documents, sound clips, and photos to celebrate Thanksgiving and other holidays throughout the year. Finally, see a Thanksgiving timeline with documents dating to colonial times at: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/thanksgiving/