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On Leave in Paris: Maps as Primary SourcesLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewPrimary sources—even those that seem mundane—offer a window into those who experienced history. Using a Red Cross map offered to soldiers stationed in Paris after World War II alongside worksheet questions, scholars consider what life...
Civil War Photography: Photography as a Primary SourceLesson Planet
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Can we learn a thing or two about history by looking at pictures from the past? As young historians view 2-D and 3-D primary source photographs, they respond to a series of worksheets that guides them toward unveiling clues about the past.
Analyzing Primary SourcesLesson Planet
Pre-K - 12th CCSS: Designed
The challenge of analyzing primary sources is addressed by a detailed plan from Inspiration Software. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” is used to model how the primary source analysis template can aid in...
Gathering Primary Sources; Oral TestimoniesLesson Planet
4th - 8th
What is a primary source and can an oral testimony be one? Older learners will compare and contrast stories from family members on their perspectives on what happened on September 11, 2001. Then they will compare the stories to see if...
A Primary Source Picture BookLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Travel through Europe with ten-year-old Teddy Roosevelt in this writing activity, which uses the picture book My Tour of Europe: by Teddy Roosevelt, by Ellen Jackson. After reading the book, readers compare it to passages from The...
The 6 C's of Primary Source AnalysisLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Arm your class members with the six C's of primary source analysis—content, citation, context, connections, communication, and conclusions—and help them to establish a solid system for analyzing historical sources of information.
Using Primary Sources: Wide Open TownLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
A picture speaks a thousand words, no matter how old! Scholars use political cartoons from the era of Prohibition and the Temperance Movement to analyze what, a primary document (in this case, a bootlegger's notebook) is telling them...
Using Primary Sources: The Rogue's GalleryLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What would be in your life's scrapbook? Scholars use short video clips, primary and secondary documents, and photos to investigate a 1909 scrapbook. They analyze and uncover what the Rogue Book tells them about the past in Western...
Create a Magic Lantern Show; Freed People in the Reconstruction SouthLesson Planet
8th - 11th
Engage your scholars by having them create "magic lantern shows" inspired by the film Dr. Toer's Amazing Magic Lantern Show: A Different View of Emancipation. As they study the South's Reconstruction through primary sources, learners...
1900 America: Primary Sources and Epic PoetryLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Using Walt Whitman's Song of Myself and Hart Crane's The Bridge as models, class groups first craft their own epic poems for 1900 and, using primary sources, create a multi-media presentation that captures the sights and sounds of life...
Using Primary Sources: Nazi Spy Ring BustedLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Spy games are not just for professionals anymore! Scholars use short video clips, primary documents, and photographs to investigate Nazi spies in America during World War II. The young detectives analyze the paranoia warfare can create...
Primary Sources and Protagonists: A Native American Literature UnitLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Introduce your middle schoolers to the lives of past Native Americans. First, learners work together to put photographs in a sequence. Then, using their sequence, they create stories to share with the whole class. No matter how old your...
Primary Sources in Lesson Planning Unit OutlineLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
How can we effectively bring about change when faced with injustice in our society? Learners explore the Great Depression and Mexican Revolution through Esperanza Rising, a historical fiction novel taught through literature circles. The...
Understanding and Using Primary and Secondary Sources in HistoryLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Explore primary and secondary sources in this historical analysis lesson. Young researchers define the terms primary source and secondary source. They read a primary source document provided by the teacher and answer questions about the...
Create a Walking Tour of San Francisco's ChinatownLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Take a tour of Chinatown as it was in the 1800's. Analyzing primary source images and documents, learners will gain a better understanding of the myths and misconceptions of Chinese immigrants during the 1800's. They create a pamphlet to...
Rhetorical Devices in a Primary SourceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous and powerful "I Have a Dream" speech as a primary source document. After reading up on rhetorical devices and working in small groups to define terms, class members identify and explain the use of...
Using Primary Source Documents in the ClassroomLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Students use primary documents to explore the past. They consider the source of the documents and identify and biases that the author may have held. They identify any questions about the historical event that may remain after reading the...