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MindSparks


MindSparks materials use carefully selected primary and secondary sources to generate spirited yet carefully ordered classroom interactions, including editorial cartoons, photos, paintings, poster art, and other visuals as well as written documents. Our activities promote textual and visual literacy, historical thinking skills, classroom discussion, and small-group interaction.

Our preeminent sets include:

U.S. History
World History

U.S. History
World History

U.S. History
World History

U.S. History
World History

History Unfolding and Debating the Documents also come with a CD-ROM containing the ImageXaminer™, which allows students to view the visual primary sources on a computer (or with an LCD projector), along with analysis questions and background information.

Inspect Visual Sources with the ImageXaminer
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View a sample of U.S. Debating the Documents: The New Deal
View a sample of World History Unfolding: The Rise of Islam