The 6 C's of Primary Source Analysis

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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. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Teach each of the "C's" individually and practice each step of analysis before assigning the worksheet
  • As a kick starter activity, have learners find a primary source related to a historical topic you are currently covering and have them present their chosen artifact along with their analysis to the class
  • Print several copies of this worksheet and file to have ready for your next assignment
Classroom Considerations
  • Specify requirements for length of answers in order to ensure quality responses