Assignment Activity: Video (3:18)
Description: This video highlights the difference between primary and secondary sources, how they are created, and how they are used.
Accountability: Quiz (5 Questions)
Assignment Activity: Video (3:10)
Description: This video highlights how to find primary sources on the web in various digital repositories and online archives. The assignment assumes students have an understanding of what qualifies as a primary source.
Accountability: A primary source analysis worksheet guides students through reading the source, describing it's audience and historical content, and understanding it's purpose.
Assignment Activity: Discussion Board
Description: This discussion board offers the entire class the opportunity to talk about a primary source they have analyzed and comment on others' choices, ask questions about it, and increase their knowledge about the different types of primary sources.