Identify conclusions about historical events using primary and secondary sources. 8.5.11
Links verified 11/3/2016
- "Been Here So Long" - three lesson plans using selections from the WPA American Slave Narratives - use these to reinforce understanding the nature of a primary source
- 'I' Witness to History - students read a first-hand account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as a springboard for researching a significant historic event and writing a set of diary entries from the perspective of a person involved in that event
- Pearl Harbor - A comprehensive site about the history of Pearl Harbor - discussing what happened and why. Included are images, videos of Roosevelt and Truman, and eyewitness accounts.
- "Pressing" Issues in Zimbabwe - a lesson which allows students to explore the nature of freedom of the press through examining a news story about the capture and torture of journalists in Zimbabwe
- Primary Sources: What are they? - from TeachingHistory.org
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