Are you looking for an engaging unit to use while teaching your students about the American Revolution? You've found it! This unit contains lesson sheets, lesson activities, primary source analysis sheets, secondary source analysis sheets, a Revolutionary individuals and groups section, a scoot game, and a unit test.
Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.
Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts... with a Mentor Text and Anchor Chart!
10 Primary Source Lessons for American History Teachers and U.S. History Teachers. Links to awesome primary source docs to read with your students. Close reading time! Primary sources are an excellent way to learn about history. These lessons focus on some of the main events in American history and use primary sources to teach these events.