How can we use primary-source documents to enliven history and supplement social studies classes? In our search for complex text to supplement social studies, this is a great idea.
History will come alive when students engage in close reading of primary documents. See Reading Like an Historian embedded link http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/45
Have you ever used primary-source documents in the past? What could you try this year in Title I?
History Lessons Blend Content Knowledge, Literacy. Catherine Gewertz 7.30.12 Education Week