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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…

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.)

Primary Source websites.pdf - Google Drive

Primary Source websites.pdf - Google Drive

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

Here's a graphic organizer on analyzing primary sources.

Here's a graphic organizer on analyzing primary sources.

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!

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.

What the Library of Congress Has for Teachers: Primary Sources and Tools and Techniques to Use Them | Teaching with the Library of Congress

What the Library of Congress Has for Teachers: Primary Sources and Tools and Techniques to Use Them | Teaching with the Library of Congress

Details:  This would work well for primary source photos in Social Studies. Add: what connections can you make? What's the author's purpose?

Details: This would work well for primary source photos in Social Studies. Add: what connections can you make? What's the author's purpose?

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

Primary Source Analysis Tool from Library of Congress. You can download, print or email it after typing on it: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/primary-source-analysis-tool/#

Primary Source Analysis Tool from Library of Congress. You can download, print or email it after typing on it: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/primary-source-analysis-tool/#

World History Exhibits - HistoryWiz - exhibits, information, primary sources and images

World History Exhibits - HistoryWiz - exhibits, information, primary sources and images

World War I - MAIN Causes Primary Source & Jigsaw Activity

World War I - MAIN Causes Primary Source & Jigsaw Activity

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources, an educational program from the Library of Congress on using historical document across curriculum to develop higher level thinking skills with the students.

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources, an educational program from the Library of Congress on using historical document across curriculum to develop higher level thinking skills with the students.