This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2.00, as of 2008-08-30.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2
This resource is a short PowerPoint presentation that includes simple questions to guide students through a pre-reading activity. Students would need to scan the particular section for images and dates to be able to answer the questions. This is a valuable technique for helping students become interested in the topic and also to support their overall retention of the material. When first implementing this activity, it would be beneficial to do it together as a whole class to provide guided instruction.
Information - Primary Source Analysis PowerPoint
Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Manual
This is a brief PowerPoint which provides questions as to how to analyze a primary source. It is based upon the National Archives Format found at www.nara.gov.
This resource is part of the Audio Texts, Music and Podcasts collection.
Social Studies > General Social Studies > Research
nara primary source history geography social studies student-facing