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Historical Thinking Matters: Why Historical Thinking Matters

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An excellent resource to help students think about comparing sources. I could use it as homework and include a study guide

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Contextualization Classroom Poster | Stanford History Education Group

Contextualization Classroom Poster | Stanford History Education Group | Sourcing Skills | Scoop.it
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Contextualization Poster from Stanford

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How To Read Primary Sources

How To Read Primary Sources | Sourcing Skills | Scoop.it
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This is teacher focused. Offers some good suggestions as to how to approach sensitive material when using primary sources

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I would use this to help students struggling with the reading sources and interpretting them

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Reading Like a Historian: Sourcing

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Sourcing documents is a key skill within the curriculum for Reading Like A Historian. Discover a way to structure a sourcing lesson for your High School History class.
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A useful video to help me structure source based lessons

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Document Analysis Worksheets

The National Archives Digital Classroom: Primary Sources, Activities and Training for Educators and Students.
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A list of many worksheets including Document, Photograph, Cartoon... To help students identify key information when interpretting a source. Perhaps useful as a study guide.

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Beyond the Bubble: Adapting Sources

For more information and dozens of new history assessments, please visit the Stanford History Education Group's new website: beyondthebubble.stanford.edu. Th...
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Start at 1:30 to get a good idea of how to make use of documents written in obscure language

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4. Examining Passenger Lists | Stanford History Education Group

4. Examining Passenger Lists | Stanford History Education Group | Sourcing Skills | Scoop.it
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A Lesson Plan by Stanford examining Passenger lists to the New World. It could be useful when trying to teach students how to analyze primary sources

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Sourcing Classroom Poster | Stanford History Education Group

Sourcing Classroom Poster | Stanford History Education Group | Sourcing Skills | Scoop.it
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A Sourcing Poster by Stanford

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Guide To Reading Historical Documents

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I might use this as bullet points to put on a laminated poster and display it in the classroom

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Historical Thinking Matters: Scopes Trial

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A source based lesson involving the Scopes trial

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Teacher's Guides and Analysis Tool | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Teacher's Guides and Analysis Tool | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress | Sourcing Skills | Scoop.it
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A series of guides to help me get the students thinking in the right way when approaching sources. These are teacher oriented and give examples of things to ask the students to aid their thinking

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Model Interpretation (Letters)

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This is really useful for teaching students how to think when approaching a Letter or Diary historical document and gives some examples as well as critical questions to ask

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Beyond the Bubble: Sourcing

For more information and dozens of new history assessments, please visit the Stanford History Education Group's new website: beyondthebubble.stanford.edu. Th...
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This is a good intro about what exactly Sourcing is.

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