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Choosing and Using Primary Sources with Students in K-2

Album Description

This album will support teachers in thinking about ways to choose and use primary sources with children in kindergarten - grade 2 many of whom are not yet reading proficiently.  Pre K - 2    Social Studies/History 

New-York tribune (New York [N.Y.]), September 5, 1920

Teaching Notes

Page 1, column 5

New-York tribune. (New York, NY), Sep. 5 1920. https://www.loc.gov/item/sn83030214/1920-09-05/ed-1/.

New-York tribune (New York [N.Y.]), July 11, 1908

Teaching Notes

Page 5, Column 3

New-York tribune. (New York, NY), Jul. 11 1908. https://www.loc.gov/item/sn83030214/1908-07-11/ed-1/.

We Love Lucy…Roadside Architecture and Pachyderm Primary Source Analysis May 7, 2020 by Danna Bell

Hide and Seek On Mulberry Street with the Library of Congress September 20, 2013 by Cheryl Lederle

Primary Source Activities for the K-2 Classroom December 9, 2014 by Anne Savage

Teaching Notes

  • 30 second look
  • Students observe similarities and differences between two visual images.

Kindergarten in Greenhills school.

Teaching Notes

Helping students to see the similarities and differences in kindergarten them and now.

[Chinese recording]

Music and a Mystery to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Library of Congress Primary Source Sets for the K-2 Classroom

https://lccn.loc.gov/2017881640

Teaching Notes

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Beaches on the New Jersey shore in Margate City, New Jersey, home to Lucy the Elephant. Margate City Margate City. New Jersey United States, 2017. -08-09. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017881640/.

Beaches on the New Jersey shore in Margate City, New Jersey, home to Lucy the Elephant

Teaching Notes

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Beaches on the New Jersey shore in Margate City, New Jersey, home to Lucy the Elephant. Margate City Margate City. New Jersey United States, 2017. -08-09. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017881641/.

Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, two miles (3.2 km) south of Atlantic City

Teaching Notes

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting inby James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, two miles 3.2 km south of Atlantic City. Margate Margate. New Jersey United States, 2015. -06-28. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017882155/.

Margate elephant, Margate City, New Jersey

Teaching Notes

Margolies, John, photographer. Margate elephant, Margate City, New Jersey. Margate City Margate City. New Jersey United States, 1978. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017712086/.

Margate Elephant, Atlantic Avenue & Decatur Street, Margate City, Atlantic County, NJ

Teaching Notes

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator. Margate Elephant, Atlantic Avenue & Decatur Street, Margate City, Atlantic County, NJ. Atlantic County Margate City New Jersey, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/nj0006/.

Reference note

Contributor Names: Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Created / Published: Documentation compiled after 1933
Subject Headings: -  road & roadside elements
-  beaches
-  Victorian architectural elements
-  vacations
-  novelty architecture
-  Roadside attractions
-  New Jersey -- Atlantic County -- Margate City
Notes: -  Survey number: HABS NJ-816
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 71000493
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Aeroview of Margate City, New Jersey 1925.

Teaching Notes

Cinquin, Rene, and Hughes & Cinquin. Aeroview of Margate City, New Jersey. [Brooklyn, N.Y., Hughes & Cinquin, 1925] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/75694729/.

Reference note

Contributor Names: Cinquin, Rene.
Hughes & Cinquin.
Created / Published: Brooklyn, N.Y., Hughes & Cinquin [1925]
Subject Headings: -  Margate City (N.J.)--Aerial views
-  United States--New Jersey--Margate
Notes: -  Perspective map not drawn to scale.
-  Bird's-eye-view.
-  LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 520
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes illus. and location diagram.
-  AACR2
-  Copyright not renewed, 10-15-1997.
Repository: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3814m.pm005200

Image 34 of Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Ventnor, Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Teaching Notes

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Ventnor, Atlantic County, New Jersey. Sanborn Map

Company, - Nov 1949, 1949. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/sanborn05643_001/.

The Washington herald (Washington, D.C.), July 26, 1914

Teaching Notes

Page 7, column 5

The Washington herald. (Washington, DC), Jul. 26 1914. https://www.loc.gov/item/sn83045433/1914-07-26/ed-1/.