Use this guide to assist you in finding the primary sources that you'll base your lesson plan on. You'll be exploring one of two general topic areas.
Fischer, Roger A., “Stonewall GLBT button,” Digital Public Library of America
Selecting your primary sources is an important component of your lesson plan and presentation. You will want to spend some time exploring which documents are available that are related to your topic. Try to give yourself sufficient time to explore multiple options. You will want to choose primary sources that are appropriate for K-12 students, and that have enough applicable content in them to inform the lesson you're preparing.
For this project, you will be making use of the Archives of Sexuality & Gender, a digitized collection of archival materials. Archival documents are unique print materials that may or may not have been originally intended for a wider audience or that are often ephemeral in nature.
Primary sources are original, uninterpreted information. Scholars analyze primary sources in order to answer research questions. Examples of primary sources vary by discipline.
Examples in the humanities:
Examples in the social sciences:
Example in the sciences: