Strategies for analyzing historical texts and visual information
A workshop for teachers of grades 5-12 and librarians focusing on primary sources and the Common Core.
Teach your students to be historians by incorporating legal records, letters, maps, photographs, and other historic documents into your lessons.
In this workshop, you will:
- Learn strategies your students can use to analyze primary sources, as outlined in the Common Core
- Receive materials you can incorporate into your Vermont and US history classes
- Explore primary sources to investigate the history of slavery in Vermont
- Get tips on finding primary sources
With a special presentation by UVM Professor Harvey Amani Whitfield, author of The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont, 1777-1810: Essay and Primary Sources.
Offered in three locations:
All workshops are scheduled from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Victoria Hughes, Education Coordinator, Vermont Historical Society
Harvey Amani Whitfield, Associate Professor, University of Vermont
Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
$45 registration fee ($40 for VHS members) includes lunch, a copy of The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont, and a certificate of participation.
Registration form. All registrations will be confirmed by email.
This workshop is supported by the Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation.