Analyzing Primary Sources: Event Happenings

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This graphic organizer can be used to analyze primary sources or stories about an event. The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How are good guides for framing and understanding an aspect of an event and to help with identifying areas for further research.

Event Happenings

Look at the source and respond to the questions below.

  • What is happening?
  • Who is there?
  • Where is it happening?
  • When was it happening?
  • Why was it happening?
  • How do you know?

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