Exploring Primary Sources: People Who Shaped America Kit (Spanish)

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  • Grade: 5
  • Interest Level: 4-7
  • Item: 111383
  • ISBN: 9780743912501
  • Language: Spanish
Description

Build social studies content-area literacy in history, civics, economics, and government by integrating primary sources into the classroom! This Spanish kit uses original documents, maps, pamphlets, advertisements, photographs, and other authentic, engaging resources to capture students' curiosity about the past and promote critical thinking as they analyze past events.

English language learners will learn to "think like historians" as they delve into learning about the significant Americans who shaped and influenced the history of the United States. Bring social studies topics to life with this comprehensive kit that aligns to state and national standards.

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • 8 Photo Cards
  • 8 Primary Sources
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-use lessons and document-based assessments
  • Digital Resources

8 Photo Cards

Make social studies content accessible and engaging to students with the photo cards in each Primary Sources kit. Each photo card has four general areas on the back for teacher and student use.

The top of the card has a brief Historical Background Information section. Along the left side of the card is the Analyzing History section. This includes questions and activities designed to make students analyze what they see and learn.

In the Historical Writing section, students are given two writing assignments, one fiction and one nonfiction. Finally, the History Challenge section offers fun extension ideas for students.

Exploring Primary Sources: People Who Shaped America Kit (Spanish)

8 Primary Sources

Provide students with a deeper and more comprehensive view of historical events through maps, letters, photographs, political cartoons, and more! Students will participate in the constructive process of history by studying primary source documents and photographs. Viewing historic photographs, handling facsimiles of famous documents, and reading the comments and opinions of those in the past prepare students for document-based assessments.

Teacher's Guide

The Teacher's Guide supports teacher capacity and provides extensive details about each component in the kit.

  • Includes a lesson plan for each Primary Source and Photograph Cards with objectives, materials, discussion questions, and suggestions for using the primary sources
  • Features historical background pages with additional information about each primary source being studied
  • Includes correlations to standards, document-based assessments, and extension activities
Exploring Primary Sources: People Who Shaped America Kit (Spanish)

Digital Resources

  • Digital copies of all photographs and primary sources
  • Bonus photographs and primary sources
  • Student reproducibles
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