DocsTeach is one of my go-to resources for history teachers. I like it so much that I feature it in my Teaching History With Technology course. DocsTeach provides thousands of primary sources that teachers can use to build online and in-person history lessons for middle school and high school students. Additionally, DocsTeach hosts hundreds of pre-made activities based on primary sources. This week DocsTeach added more activities that you can use and re-use.
The latest activities added to DocsTeach are based on maps. I’ve always been intrigued by historical maps so I was quickly drawn into lookin at these new DocsTeach lessons. The new map-based lessons are:
- Ports of Immigration: Angel Island and Ellis Island
- Prohibition Enforcement Map Analysis
- Red Record of Lynching Map Analysis
- 1860 Slavery Map of the United States