Using primary sources in the lower grades- LOVE this for keeping it simple but still so valuable!

Using primary sources in the lower grades- LOVE this for keeping it simple but still so valuable!

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Excellent Cheat Sheet Featuring The 6 Cs of Primary Source Analysis ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Cheat Sheet Featuring The 6 Cs of Primary Source Analysis ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Types of Primary Sources #infograph #library #primarysources

Types of Primary Sources #infograph #library #primarysources

Teaching students about primary and secondary sources is important in the…

Teaching students about primary and secondary sources is important in the…

Do your students need to practice analyzing primary sources?  Is your state test full of primary sources?   If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, this packet is for you!  I created these pages because my state's social studies assessment uses many primary sources but our textbook contains only one or two primary source activities. My students definitely need more exposure and practice with primary sources!

Primary Sources- Instruction and Test Practice

Do your students need to practice analyzing primary sources? Is your state test full of primary sources? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, this packet is for you! I created these pages because my state's social studies assessment uses many primary sources but our textbook contains only one or two primary source activities. My students definitely need more exposure and practice with primary sources!

Primary Source websites.pdf - Google Drive

Primary Source websites.pdf - Google Drive

Resource: Stanford History Education Group.  This is a website with lessons aimed at teaching middle school-aged students and above to "read like a historian;" the lessons require a high level of English language proficiency but could possibly be adapted for students who are at lower levels.

Reading Like an Historian

Resource: Stanford History Education Group. This is a website with lessons aimed at teaching middle school-aged students and above to "read like a historian;" the lessons require a high level of English language proficiency but could possibly be adapted for students who are at lower levels.

Teaching students about primary and secondary sources is important in the context of historical thinking. Students who can be active consumers of primary sources enable themselves to view historical events from multiple perspectives and get to know all sides of the story with limited bias (hopefully.)

Teaching students about primary and secondary sources is important in the context of historical thinking. Students who can be active consumers of primary sources enable themselves to view historical events from multiple perspectives and get to know all sides of the story with limited bias (hopefully.)

Here's a graphic organizer on analyzing primary sources.

Here's a graphic organizer on analyzing primary sources.

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