Moore County's Informational Text Resources page

Informational Text Resources

Read Like a Historian

A curriculum that engages students in historical inquiry. The Stanford History Education Group produced over 75 Lesson Plans based on primary documents and activities to engage your students in the study of United States History. Asks students to form an opinion, and debate primary source materials: meaningful historical inquiry. 

Digital History

Plenty of useful materials such as an alternative textbook, teaching ideas, primary documents, learning modules, and media rich lessons.

Gilder Lehrman Institute

A massive variety of resources to assist teachers and students; provides documents and exercises for classroom use, and encourages excellence in student writing with essay prizes.

Doc Teach

Over Four Thousand primary documents from the National Archives; tons of resources and ready to use tools to enhance your instruction

Time for Kids

Time Magazine's kids friendly articles.

The Library of Congress section on American Memory

An indispensable archive from the Library of Congress section on American Memory. Download historical pamphlets from the African American pamphlet collection, or three centuries of broadsides, including invitations to pioneers to get their land grants. Look at photographs from the Depression, or from the American West. Subheadings lead you to the archives of collections. You can print from the online image.

The United States Memorial Holocaust Museum

One of the greatest and most accessible resources for any study of the Holocaust. Print photographs, letters, diary entries. Access historical summaries. Don't miss the Education department, which provides resources for teachers.

How Stuff Works

Explanations of just about everything.


Video tutorials to help you find informational texts that will meet your students' instructional needs.

New York Times Learning Network

The New York Times has professional educators who create weekly lesson plans incorporating news articles from the paper. This page provides teaching and learning strategies you can use before, during, and after instruction.

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