Thursday, August 16, 2012

Primary-source Documents Enliven History

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 
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

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