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Language Arts - Social Studies Inquiry Pathfinder

Links selected by: Judi Moreillon, Ph.D.


Historical Fiction
Text Set

Sample Newspaper Clipping





General Research Support

Consult the catalogue and databases available from your school or public library.

Websites: Places to begin...

American Memory Project from the Library of Congress: Primary Source Documents: http://rs6.loc.gov/

Hine, Lewis: From home if blocked from school: Lewis Hine’s photos of child laborers: 1908-1920 (YouTube video with a musical background): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tY1gk6J6zc

The History Place: http://www.historyplace.com/

The Library of Congress: Articles and Primary Source Documents: http://www.loc.gov/index.html

The White House: "Presidents of the United States" http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/

Google.com - Advanced Search

Be sure to put your person or event in quotes.

Sample Advanced Google search terms:

"Mother Jones" - "March of the Mill Children" - 1903

Support for your newspaper article assignment.

You will cut and paste your EDITED article into this tool and print it out.

 Link to the Newspaper Clipping Generator on fodey.com

Sample Newspaper Clipping - "Mother Jones spurned by President"

Support for creating an advertisement from the time period you are studying.

These are sample actual advertisements for various possible time periods for this inquiry.

Sample from 1850s-1880s - Gun Maker

Sample from 1880 - Wagon and Carriage Manufactory

Sample from 1888 - Santa Claus Soap

Sample from 1918 - Bell-ans Cures Indigestion

MAKE NOTES. Use notecards, notemaking graphic organizers, a word-processing document, or other electronic method. Notemaking involves recording information in your own words. Copying or copying and pasting is plagiarism. Do not commit academic dishonesty!

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Launched: December 2010
Updated: 16 October 2012