Thanks to Casey Veatch, CSL’s Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist, for collecting and annotating these resources.
In honor of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, here are some digital resources for the historian in all of us.
Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration
This AMAZING video project uses the “product placement” of primary sources into a remake of One Republic’s hit single, Apologize. If you haven’t seen the video, watch it! It is well worth the 3 minutes.
This informative website features many online and off-line interactive activities related to Williamsburg, VA. There is something here for all age levels.
This awesome primary source activity from the Library of Congress looks at every aspect of rough drafts of the Declaration of Independence.
Lesson plans, activities, and other teacher resources on Thomas Jefferson and Monticello.
The entire collection of digital documents from the Library of Congress about Thomas Jefferson. Included is over 40 years of weather reports and his personal observations of a solar eclipse.
Casey’s favorite biography of our 3rd president.