Teaching with Primary Sources

Early America


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HELP Wanted. "A Woman That Understands Cooking and Housework." Boston, March 1797.


A Young Man of "Irreproachable Character" Wishes Employment In or Near Boston. March 1797

This lesson  can be used to convey different aspects of the Colonial period using learning stations and primary source documents which contain pictures, music, poetry, and videos.. The lesson is designed to be used with cooperative groups but may also be used as full class instruction.


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Governors State University - Teaching with Primary Sources Partner
Donna Albomonte
Governors State University
Last Updated on July 22, 2010