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032714 LOC Hangout Presentation

  1. 1. Classroom Practice and Chronicling America Google Hangout March 27, 2013 3:00 EDT
  2. 2. Panel • Diane Cormack, School Library Media Specialist Norwood Elementary, Harrison County, WV • Ruth Ferris, School Librarian Washington Elementary School, Billings, MT • Cheryl Lederle Ensign, Education Resources Specialist Library of Congress • Deborah Thomas, Digital Projects Coordinator Chronicling America, Library of Congress • Robin Butterhof, Digital Conversion Specialist Chronicling America, Library of Congress
  3. 3. About Chronicling America
  4. 4. About Chronicling America From 1836-1922… history’s markers
  5. 5. About Chronicling America
  6. 6. About Chronicling America NOW • 7.3 million pages • 32 state providers • 130,000 pages in French, Italian, German, Spanish 2014+ • Addition of Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Puerto Rico • New languages – Danish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish…
  7. 7. Teacher Resources Primary Source Sets American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and Poe The Civil War: The Nation Moves Towards War, 1850-61 Harlem Renaissance Mexican American Migrations and Communities The Spanish-American War: The United States Becomes a World Power Lesson Plan The Titanic: Shifting Responses to Its Sinking Using Chronicling America
  8. 8. Teacher Resources • Finding Treasures in an Archive of Historical Newspapers: Chronicling America • 12 Years a Slave: Primary Sources on the Kidnapping of Free African Americans • Helping Students Visualize the Process of Change with Historic Images • Teaching with Informational Text: Historic Newspapers from the Library of Congress • Presidential Elections: Newspapers and Complex Text • The Titanic: In the News and in Memory • Informational Text, the Common Core, and the Library of Congress: A Resource Center Rich with Primary Sources and Teacher Tools Blog Posts – Instructional Suggestions Using Newspapers
  9. 9. From Our Educator Panelist Girl from the Gulches - The Story of Mary Ronan Study Guide http://mhs.mt.gov/education/MaryRonan_LessonPlan_Final.pdf History Mystery – Using Historic Newspapers http://librarydragonink.weebly.com/historic-newspapers.html Windows To My Life Blog http://windows2mylife.blogspot.com/ Ruth Ferris Billings, MT
  10. 10. From Our Educator Panelist Day of the Blizzard by Marietta Moskin Texts for differentiation and extensions Blizzard!: The 1888 Whiteout by Jacqueline Ball Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America by Jim Murphy The Children's Blizzard by David Laskin City of Snow: The Great Blizzard of 1888 by Linda Oatman High and Laura Francesca Filippucci Anna's Blizzard by Alison Hart Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm by Carla Stevens Panic in the Snow : The 1888 New York City Blizzard by Bonnie Highsmith Taylor Diane Cormack Harrison County, WV
  11. 11. From Our Educator Panelist Newspapers from Chronicling America about Blizzard of 1888 • The Abbeville Press And Banner., March 28, 1888, Image 2 • Bismarck Weekly Tribune., March 23, 1888, Image 4 • Burlington Weekly Free Press., March 16, 1888, Image 1 • Evening Capital Journal., March 15, 1888, Image 1 • Clinch Valley News., March 23, 1888, Image 2 Diane Cormack Harrison County, WV
  12. 12. From Our Educator Panelist Newspapers from Chronicling America about Blizzard of 1888 • Los Angeles Daily Herald., March 13, 1888, Image 1 • Omaha Daily Bee., March 22, 1888, Image 1 • Sacramento Daily Record-union., March 13, 1888, Image 1 • Sacramento Daily Record-union., March 14, 1888, Image 1 • St. Paul Daily Globe., March 20, 1888, Page 4, Image 4 Diane Cormack Harrison County, WV