We found 74 resources with the keyterm historical perspectives
Applying KWL Guides to Sources with Elementary StudentsLesson Planet
2nd - 7th
What is a KWL chart? Here is a well thought-out instructional activity that has learners use KWL charts to gain historical perspective. Your class examines primary sources about historical events and identifies what they know, want to...
Structured Academic Controversy (SAC) in the History ClassroomLesson Planet
8th - 12th
SAC is a specific approach to discussing history and controversial issues. Rather than adhering to an either/or debate-style paradigm, it fosters speaking and constructivist listening to enable learners to build consensus through...
Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4 and 5 (Part 2)Lesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
There really are two sides to every story! Seventh graders analyze various texts and media types to compare and contrast how perspective is conveyed. The fourth and fifth days of the unit focus on learners writing first drafts of a...
Two Sides to Every Story: Task 3Lesson Planet
7th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers learn how to compose a compare and contrast paragraph based on analyzing two or more perspectives of a single historical event. They watch a video, read a shot story and a poem about Rosa Parks. They discuss how word...
Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)Lesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Study historical events by combining the study of historical fiction and non-fiction. Learners read about true past events in historical fiction novels and then research non-fiction accounts of the same events. What are some differences...
Pre-Industrial Education: A Comparative ApproachLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Which school system is better: our current system or the one from the 19th century? Compare schools of the 19th and 21st centuries using an historical perspectives lesson. Learners research primary and secondary sources to discover how...
Harriet Tubman Warns "Kill the Snake Before It Kills You"Lesson Planet
8th - 12th
Harriet Tubman developed a rich extended metaphor for slavery and the imperative for Lincoln to abolish it in this dictated letter from 1862. Young historians read the original document and interpret Tubman's allegory with a pair of...
A History of Historical Perspective on the InaugurationLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Explore primary sources about historical perspectives on the US presidential Inauguration. Your class views video clips, researches time-lines, and explores Internet resources concerning the Inaugural process. This lesson includes...
American Biography: Images Draw You InLesson Planet
5th - 6th
Motivate your class with this activity examining primary sources. Learners examine historical photographs of events that occurred in U.S. history. They analyze and discuss the photographs and talk about the changes that have taken place.
Background Knowledge and Making ConnectionsLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate what they know about the Holocaust. In this historical perspectives lesson, students complete KWL charts about Hitler and the Holocaust and create found poems on the topic prior to reading Wiesel's "Night."