Analyzing and Writing with Primary Sources
Interest Level PK-12
Create a rich learning environment and support deep thinking using primary sources. Winner of the 2017 Golden Lamp Award for Classroom Professional Resources, this practical, standards-based book dives deeply into the use of primary sources to support the development of students' close reading and writing skills.
Teachers are provided with questions and pedagogical strategies for critically reading, viewing, and responding to varied authentic artifacts as well as techniques for interacting with primary source materials. In each lesson, students have opportunities to practice the following:
- Critically analyze different types of primary sources
- Respond to text-dependent questions
- Collaborate and discuss their analyses with others
- Compare primary sources for different purposes
- Write in response to their learning
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Nov. 26, 2017
Very impressed with this resource! This was the first product I got from Teacher Created Materials and once I saw the quality of the book I went back and made ...