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Supporting Claims with Evidence: The Second Amendment and Gun Control Debates

In this activity, students develop Common Core reading skills (eg. citing textual evidence, determining the central ideas, and determining meaning of words and phrases) through a study of the history of the second amendment to the U.S. Constitution [...]

1877: The Grand Army of Starvation Viewer's Guide: Close Reading Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to undertake a close reading of a section (pages 4-7) of the 1877: The Grand Army of Starvation Viewer's Guide, which accompanies the 30-minute ASHP documentary of the same name.

Farm vs. Factory: Finding and Citing Evidence Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to gather evidence from two primary documents from young women who worked in the textile factories of Lowell, Massachusetts, during the 1830s and 1840s, and use that evidence in a paragraph.

Farm vs. Factory: Citing Evidence Answer Key

This sheet provides answers for the classroom activity Farm vs. Factory: Citing Evidence.

"Life in the Shop" Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to determine the central ideas and information in "Life in the Shop": The Story of an Immigrant Garment Worker.

Progressive Era Activists Call for Trade Unions Language Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to identify and understand the meaning of "loaded language" in a statement from the Women's Trade Union League.

Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points, 1827-1867

In this activity, students look at census records from antebellum Five Points and compare them to depictions of the neighborhood and its residents. Students will evaluate whether observers described Five Points as a neighborhood or slum. The [...]

Analysis Worksheet: Davy Crockett Tours Five Points

This worksheet helps students analyze Davy Crockett's 1834 recollections of a visit to Five Points in New York City.

Analysis Worksheet: Charles Dickens Visits Five Points

This worksheet helps students analyze Charles Dickens' observations about the Five Points neighborhood during his 1841 visit to the United States.

Analysis Worksheet: The Day We Celebrate

This worksheet helps students analyze the 1867 Thomas Nast cartoon depicting an "Irish riot" on St. Patrick's Day in New York City.