Primary Source ActivitySubject: Social Studies
Grade Levels: 9 through 12
To explore the use of primary sources (artifacts, testimony, documents) as a technique for students to construct meaning through investigation and interaction with teachers and other students.
Sunshine State Standards:
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- Grades 9-12
Using these primary sources:
- An artifact or document
- A specific biographical reference or survivor testimony
- A map
- A photograph
Create questions that either lend themselves to further investigation or can be answered by use of these documents. Strive for higher order, open ended questions.
Suggestions for using primary sources from the Library of Congress.
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
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