|Here are some questions to help you get
started. Feel free to use or revise them. We're sure you can
create your own thought provoking questions.
- In what year do you think this photograph was taken?
- What objects can be observed in this picture?
- What objects are similar to objects we use today?
- How have the people from this civilization changed
their physical environment?
- Compare your life with the life of the person
depicted in the photograph.
- What event is depicted in the document?
- Who is portrayed in the document?
- What is the artist's opinion depicted in the
- What symbols are shown in the cartoon? What do
- Do you agree with the opinion expressed in the
cartoon? Why or why not?
- Write a newspaper caption to go with this photograph.
- Why do you think this document was created?
- What is the central theme?
There are many places to find historical documents.
Please be aware of copyright laws. Feel free to use this
permission template. Here is another link about
listed some web sites that might have
just what you're looking for. Half the fun is in the search!
Cartoonists Ask permission from the artist.
History of Costume No permission is
No permission is required.
Photographs of the Great Depression Free to use and enjoy!
History Center Created for your use by a history teacher!
US National Archives
A treasure chest for you to use!
Civil War Collections Help yourself!
American Memory A gold mine!
Primary Documents Links Page Be sure to check out the documents
for specific grade levels.
Pics 4 Learning
This is a wonderful copyright-friendly site for you to use.
AP European History You'll find many links to primary source
The American Civil War Homepage Don't miss this one!
The New York
Public Library Picture Collection 30,000 images for you to use for
Link Check out the royalty free images on Ancient Egypt
Corbis Use their Royalty Free Search search.
Images There are hundreds of images provided for educational
* Note from coordinators: Please encourage
your friends, classmates, teachers, family members and neighbors to
answer our questions.