December 16, 2018

Selecting Primary Sources: Criteria for Classroom Use

The skills needed to analyze primary sources are the same types of skills emphasized by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Reading. When selecting primary sources to use with students, keep the criteria listed below in mind to ensure valuable learning experiences. KNOW YOUR STUDENTS EngagementWill your students want to dig deep, ask questions, and learn more about the primary source? Is the source interesting? Is the source relevant to a current unit or theme? What primary … [Read more...]