|This site is designed to assist teachers
in making the transition to skills-based standards and assessments. The developer has made
an effort to organize material from two federal document collections to improve their
functionality and correlation with New York State standards.
"The Learning Page" / Library of Congress
"The Digital Classroom" / National
Archives and Records Administration
Basic Resources: the core guide to
using documents in the classroom.
to be copied and used with students
K - 6 students practice in working with documents
Links to Sources:
explore a variety of fine document collections
Learn More: offers teachers
additional instructional and planning tools.
Standards: K - 12 standards
NYS Regents Social Studies Skills
NYS Regents Standards
State Testing: provides a link
to the use of documents
in the New York State assessments.
Technical information on how
to download images
and text from this site.
The Learning Page /
Library of Congress
The Digital Classroom /
and Records Administration
Additional material came from:
New York State Education Department
New York State Council for the Social Studies
New York State Social Studies Supervisory Association
New York State Archives and Records Administration
Pittsford Central Schools: Social Studies Program
Theresa Noonan, 7 12 Social Studies
West Irondequoit Central School District
And special thanks to: Kate Gillan,
K-8 Social Studies Director at East Irondequoit and all the district teachers
who produced the fine series of DBQ's and CRQ's in pdf format.
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