September 26, 2018

Analyzing Primary Sources: Frozen Living Pictures

We know that primary sources engage students, helping them to personally relate to persons and events of the past and develop a deeper understanding of history as a series of human events. One way to enhance the connection and empathy is to have students analyze a primary source image, then create tableaux or frozen living pictures. The goal is to collaborate with a group to recreate the event or scene that the image creator captured or a scene that students think happened just before or just … [Read more...]