Primary source documents are powerful tools for engaging students with social studies content and informational text. These artifacts can bring history to life for students who may feel disconnected from experiences of people long ago. The Book of Negroes is the companion app to the multi-part television series. It is a free download with content that covers a wide range of time and experiences. This interactive app lets users of all ages follow a timeline, read informational text, and view documents and images.
It’s a great addition to your student’s iPad and is completely free to download. Visit the App Store for more information!