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History and Current Issues for the Classroom

History and Current Issues for the Classroom

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Elementary Lessons for Primary and Secondary Sources Primary and Secondary Sources LA GLEs: 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51 Needed prior to first lesson Some examples of primary and secondary sources (photographs, clothing, news articles, photographs of buildings, people, clothes, and activities; and maps, diaries, articles of clothing, advertisements, magazines, etc. Time: One Week (45 minutes daily)Lessons:

Home The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents modified for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading. Decision 2016 Course Syllabus ❘ PenPal Schools About This Course Decision 2016 connects students from across the United States to study and share perspectives on issues at the center of the 2016 US presidential election. Students develop reading, writing, and critical thinking skills while learning about the economy, healthcare, immigration, energy, and education.

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The website “Choices” will be a good primary source because students will be able to view past events and then compare those events with current events happening today. This will allow the students to relate what has happened in the past to what is happening in the present time. Many times students may not feel that what has happened in the past is important, but when students can see the same type of things are still happening today then connections to history become relevant to students. by teresa8sant Jul 31

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