Sourcing

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What questions do historians ask when sourcing a document? Here's a poster that models these questions.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Enlarge, laminate, and display the poster during this unit on reading like a historian
Classroom Considerations

The poster is designed to be used with an 11-resource series of exercises that help kids develop the skills of sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading of primary source documents to gather evidence to support historical claims

Pros
  • The image may be easily enlarged to poster size
Cons
  • None