Aim • SWBAT distinguish between primary and secondary sources and explain why.
How do people learn history? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrGWooNDPiE How did Bill and Ted learn about history? :50
Guided Notes Tool diaries Written or created letters time autobiographies place
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Check for Understanding. Primary or secondary? • Mrs. Castaldo writes a book about living through the Blizzard of 2013. • Mrs. King writes a book about living in Ancient Egypt in 3000 BC. • Mrs. Smith writes a book about fishing in Alaska after interviewing many Alaskan fishermen.
Source 1: Source 1: The U.S. Constitution was created in 1787 by our founding fathers (such as George Washington). This document created our government we have today. Source 2: A United States History Textbook written in the year 2005.
Source 3: A map from 1776 of the British North American Colonies created by Edward Ledour in 1902. Source 4: An 1860 picture of slaves picking cotton in the South. Slavery existed in the South until 1865. Source 5: Biography of Abraham Lincoln written byJohn Atkin, in 1982.
Your Turn • With a partner, try and answer documents 6, 7, an 8. • MAKE SURE YOU USE THE CHECK LIST!
Source 7: Paul Revere’s 1770’s picture of the Boston Massacre. This picture describes an American protest in Boston, MA. March 5, 1770. Source 6: Autobiography of Malcolm X Source 8: A Map of the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana Purchase was made in 1803.