American Treasures Boxes and Digital Resources
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Looking for primary source documents to enrich your classroom lessons?

LIU #12 in collaboration with Waynesburg University's Teaching with Primary Sources program is now offering American Treasures boxes and digital resources, each based on a specific topic from American history. The American Treasures boxes consist of a resource CD/flash drive, printed documents and images from the Library of Congress and ideas about how you might incorporate the materials into your classroom. Collections currently available are listed below.

American Treasures Boxes currently available:
Title
Topic
The American Revolution: Patriots, Loyalists, & the Birth of a Nation

The American Revolution
The Constitution

Constitution
Found Poetry

Literature and Poetry
Jim Crow in America

Racial Issues
To Kill A Mockingbird

Literature and Poetry

Reserve an American Treasures box today: http://media.iu12.org
In exchange for the use of these resources, teachers must submit a lesson plan indicating how they used the box in their classroom.
Lesson Plan template - You may use your own as long as it has the same components.
Consent and Waiver Form - This form is required so that any lessons/activities/etc. that are developed through TPS may be published to the web or used in other ways for educational purposes. Even if a lesson is not published, it will be collected and shared with the Library of Congress as products of the Teaching with Primary Sources program.
What other topics/boxes would you like to borrow? Please share your thoughts here!

Contact plbarker@iu12.org for additional information.
For additional information and resources for teaching with primary sources, check out the LIU #12 TPS wiki!


Looking for primary source documents to enrich your classroom lessons? TPS is here to help.
TPS staff members are currently assembling American Treasures boxes and Resource CDs, each based on a specific topic from American history. The American Treasures boxes consist of a Resource CD, printed documents and images from the Library of Congress and ideas about how you might incorporate the materials into your classroom. Collections currently available are listed below.
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