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2004 Teacher Sourcebook

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Part 1 of 4
(Front cover plus Pages 1-14: 377KB)
•  Toward "A More Perfect Union": The Our Documents Initiative in its Second Year
•  The People's Vote, Town Hall Meeting & The Preservation Video
•  Understanding Our Documents: A Competition for Students
•  Teaching Our Documents: A Lesson Plan Competition for Educators
•  List of the 100 Milestone Documents
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Part 2 of 4
(Pages 15-46: 856KB)

•  Introducing Students to Primary Documents
•  Numerous, Various, Revealing, Ubiquitous, and Teachable Documents
•  Worksheets for Analyzing Historical Sources
•  Using Our Documents to Meet Local Standards: A View from Virginia
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Part 3 of 4
(Pages 47-71: 973KB)
•  Lessons that Work: Last Year’s Our Documents 3 Educator Competition Winners
•  Jefferson and the Exploration of the West
•  Bidding Adieu: On Teaching the Historical Significance of George Washington’s Farewell Address
•  “Jim Crow Must Go:” The Civil Rights Act of 1964
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Part 4 of 4
(Pages 72-89 plus back cover: 357KB)
•  Preserving Our Documents: the Charters of Freedom
•  Selected Bibliography
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