Primary Source World
Welcome to Primary Source World featuring teacher-created, classroom-ready activities designed around key primary sources, including written documents, artifacts, audio clips, visual evidence and much more. Each set of sources includes key questions, objectives, and a background essay to help you teach the activities with confidence and infuse more global content into your curriculum. These activities shed light on topics that are often misunderstood and give voice to under-represented groups and their histories. These rich, easy-to-use classroom ideas can bring an international perspective to any grade level or subject area.
- Cultural Snapshots of Daily Life in Japan for Elementary Students
- Human-Environment Interactions in India
- Korea: Chronic Challenges, Continued Hopes
- Latin America and the Cold War
- Modern Afghanistan: Making Meaning in the Aftermath of Conflict
- Native Americans: Interactions at the Time of Settlement
- Political and Cultural Identity in Postwar Japan
- Preserving Culture and History in Africa
- Teaching the “American War”: Looking at the War in Vietnam Through Vietnamese Eyes
- The Arts of Ancient and Traditional China for Elementary Classrooms
- The Ottomans: Out of the Margins
- Women’s Roles in China: Changes Over Time
- Women’s Voices in the Modern Middle East
These toolkits provide resources to support teaching global and multicultural literature and history.