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Teaching Resources for Your Classroom

Colonial Williamsburg offers a variety of quality instructional materials to help you teach students about life in early America, including the following:

Think Like a Historian Primary Sources CD-ROM (Grades 1-3)Think Like a Historian Primary Sources CD-ROM (Grades 4-6)THINK LIKE A HISTORIAN
Primary Source CD-ROMs

Using video clips, built-in activities, and teacher-created lesson plans, these CD-ROMs introduce students to the fundamentals of historical research. The Grades 1–3 CD-ROM provides an interactive experience with primary sources. The Grades 4–6 CD-ROM encourages students to analyze and evaluate evidence and has recently been recognized with two national awards from Technology & Learning and Learning Magazine. MAC or PC operating system: requires CD-ROM drive, optional Web browser, Internet connection, and Adobe Acrobat Reader (supplied on disc). $39.95 each. To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email eftsupport@cwf.org.

The Eye of the Beholder: Looking at Primary Sources (lesson unit)THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: LOOKING AT PRIMARY SOURCES
Lesson Units: Educating America's Citizens

Two-dozen primary sources from the colonial period and suggestions for incorporating document-based inquiry in your classroom. This unit features analysis instruments for such items as songs, poems, architecture, and documents. Grades 4-8, 127 pages. $34.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email eftsupport@cwf.org.



Teaching Literacy Through History (lesson unit)TEACHING LITERACY THROUGH HISTORY
Lesson Units: Educating America's Citizens

Use primary source documents to help your students become independent readers with critical minds attuned to evaluating their sources. These materials with associated writing activities provide strategies and tools to help your students become independent nonfiction readers. Grades 4–8, 108 pages. $34.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email eftsupport@cwf.org.

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