Expand the study of history beyond the classroom and the textbook with visually appealing primary sources! This comprehensive kit is filled with intriguing primary source documents and authentic artifacts that breathe life into the pages of history. Students will use their critical thinking skills to analyze historical events as they study original documents including letters, maps, pamphlets, advertisements, political cartoons, newspaper articles, and photographs. Primary sources provide opportunities for students to compare and contrast information, learn to identify biases, determine the validity and reliability of sources, and look at current issues with a historical lens.
This easy-to-use classroom resource provides teachers with streamlined lesson plans that offer tips and strategies for easy implementation. This comprehensive social studies lessons kit is aligned to the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the C3 Framework, and other state and national standards.
Primary Sources: Continents: The Americas, Europe, and Australia Complete Kit includes:
- Eight Primary Sources
- Eight Photograph Cards
- Teacher's Guide including lesson plans for each of the Photograph Cards and Primary Sources, student activities, standards and objectives, extension and challenge activities, and document-based assessments
- Digital resources including student reproducibles, student glossary, additional primary sources in PDF and JPEG formats, and more