Analyzing Primary Sources: Elementary Image & Text Analysis Sheets

Image Analysis KWL Chart

Primary sources engage all students—elementary, middle and high school. Below are some worksheets to help elementary students, in particular, to analyze primary source images and texts. These worksheets were created in collaboration with master teacher Kimberly Heckart, who teaches third grade at Prairie Ridge Elementary in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Elementary Social Studies Methods at the University of Iowa. Kim whose accolades include Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year for both the Iowa and National Councils for the Social Studies and Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year.

Image Analysis KWL worksheet

Event Happenings worksheet

Please feel free to download and distribute the worksheets but please keep the formatting of those with logos intact.

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