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Use of Historical Documents in the Classroom


During the summer of 2010, the Hoover Presidential Library held a weeklong workshop for educators emphasizing the use of primary sources with students grades 6–12. The grant was made possible through The Library of Congress Midwest Center for Teaching with Primary Sources administered by Illinois State University. Educators from across Iowa researched topics at the Hoover Presidential Library or online in the holdings of the Library of Congress. The following lesson plans were created and are presented as Word documents, allowing educators to download and edit the lessons to meet the needs of their students.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
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West Branch, IA 52358