Sunday, September 23, 2012

4 Step Reading Process for Middle Level Students and Primary Documents - Ohio Resource Center

A recent post to teachinghistory offers a four step process for teachers to use with middle school students in their analysis of primary documents. It offers an approach that highlights the more complex historical thinking skills found at the middle school level.

In the illustration provided, students analyze the texts of four speeches given by President Jackson around the time of the Indian Removal Act. Each text, along with its accompanying key questions, is included.


There are also free posters for downloading - available here...

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