Bicentennial Primary Source Sets

Offered by:
  • Maine State Museum
Website Resources
None required
  • PreK-Grade 4
  • Grades 5-8
  • High School

The Maine State Museum’s Bicentennial packets allow students to explore Maine history through local primary sources. The topics are designed for different grade levels, ranging from K-12.

Materials include:

  • A Teacher guide with recommendations for setting up the activity
  • An introduction with thorough background information for teachers and students, as well as recommended reflection questions/learning goals
  • Themed sets of Maine-based primary sources (documents, artifacts, and images)
  • Analysis Worksheets to guide students through working with primary sources