Teacher Resources - General

  • PACivilWar150. The educator section includes an index that helps teachers to align sitewide resources and other curriculum materials to the statewide standards

  • National History Day/Philly. Align your Civil War History Day projects with the annual themes of the National History Day competition. This site provides tips and links for teachers and students doing primary source research in southeastern Pennsylvania collections. Includes information on teacher workshops.

Member Educational Resources

Many Civil War History Consortium members are currently developing programming in preparation for the 150 anniversary commemoration. The following is a sampling of educational resources and programming currently available or in preparation.

General Education Resources -- for students and their teachers

  • PACivilWar150
    Start with the statewide site and explore the stories of people and the overviews of major topics, with abundant links to other resources. Educators will find the educational resources, and especially the Educator's Index linking site content and Civil War topics with the new statewide standards, particularly helpful.
    http://pacivilwar150. com/
    From the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections libraries, a collection of resources for researchers in southeastern Pennsylvania. These resources have been developed to guide students and other researchers to trusted sources based on southeastern Pennsylvania collections.
  • For younger researchers, visit PhillyResearchNet's page on National History Day, as well as the National History Day/Philly web site.
  • CivilWarPhilly audio tour. For some ideas on research topics, listen to some hidden Civil War Histories at Philadelphia historic sites.


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