Inservice - Teaching with Primary Sources

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Published on July 28, 2009

Author: library_chic

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using primary sources in the K-12 classroom; inservice included activities in analyzing primary sources, using the PDFs available from the Library of Congress

Teaching with Primary Sources

What are primary sources? What’s a secondary source?

Why should I use primary sources?

Engage students Help students relate in a personal way Promote deeper understanding of history as series of human events Encourage students to seek additional evidence First-person accounts bring history to life

Help students relate in a personal way

Promote deeper understanding of history as series of human events

Encourage students to seek additional evidence

First-person accounts bring history to life

Develop critical thinking skills Require critical and analytical reading Lack of context and incomplete nature requires prior knowledge or pattern finding move from concrete observations and facts to questioning and inferences Questions bias, purpose, point of view Challenges assumptions

Require critical and analytical reading

Lack of context and incomplete nature requires prior knowledge or pattern finding

move from concrete observations and facts to questioning and inferences

Questions bias, purpose, point of view

Challenges assumptions

Construct knowledge Encourage students to confront contradictions Comparing multiple sources: different points of view, shows complexity of past Form conclusions based on evidence Synthesize information from multiple sources Integrate existing and new information to deepen understanding

Encourage students to confront contradictions

Comparing multiple sources: different points of view, shows complexity of past

Form conclusions based on evidence

Synthesize information from multiple sources

Integrate existing and new information to deepen understanding

How do I use primary sources?

Engage students Draw on prior knowledge Encourage close observation Help point out key details Encourage them to think about personal response

Draw on prior knowledge

Encourage close observation

Help point out key details

Encourage them to think about personal response

Promote student inquiry Encourage speculation about source, creator and context Does source agree with other sources? Does it agree with prior knowledge? Have them find other sources that support or contradict

Encourage speculation about source, creator and context

Does source agree with other sources?

Does it agree with prior knowledge?

Have them find other sources that support or contradict

Assess critical thinking & analysis Summarize what they’ve learned Ask for reasons and evidence to support conclusions Identify questions for further investigation Develop strategies for finding answers

Summarize what they’ve learned

Ask for reasons and evidence to support conclusions

Identify questions for further investigation

Develop strategies for finding answers

Where can I use primary sources? Social studies Language arts Math Science Arts: music, art, drama Manuscripts Maps Motion pictures Music Newspapers/cartoons/advertisements Photos Printed ephemera Sound recordings

Social studies

Language arts

Math

Science

Arts: music, art, drama

Manuscripts

Maps

Motion pictures

Music

Newspapers/cartoons/advertisements

Photos

Printed ephemera

Sound recordings

Language Arts

Social Studies: Geography

Social Studies

Math

Science

Science

Arts: Music

Arts: Art

Where do I find primary sources? Archives Museums Libraries Online

Archives

Museums

Libraries

Online

Evaluating primary source websites What domain is it? Who’s the author? Why is the site there? Where did the documents come from? Is the information well organized and easy to use?

What domain is it?

Who’s the author?

Why is the site there?

Where did the documents come from?

Is the information well organized and easy to use?

Volunteer Voices http://www.volunteervoices.org Tennessee's first statewide digital collection A statewide network of primary resources accessible to all. Includes materials from the state's archives, libraries, repositories, historic homes and museums.

http://www.volunteervoices.org

Tennessee's first statewide digital collection

A statewide network of primary resources accessible to all.

Includes materials from the state's archives, libraries, repositories, historic homes and museums.

Volunteer Voices Materials are organized by Tennessee’s K-12 Socials Studies Eras in American History, by subject, and are keyword searchable Lesson plans, hints for teaching with primary sources and student handouts are also available in the Educators section ( http://www.volunteervoices.org/educators/index.html )

Materials are organized by Tennessee’s K-12 Socials Studies Eras in American History, by subject, and are keyword searchable

Lesson plans, hints for teaching with primary sources and student handouts are also available in the Educators section ( http://www.volunteervoices.org/educators/index.html )

American Memory http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music

American Memory A Teachers Page provides classroom materials, including lesson plans, themed resources, primary source sets, presentations & activities and professional development materials Collection can be browsed by topic, time period, format (map, photo, etc) and place

A Teachers Page provides classroom materials, including lesson plans, themed resources, primary source sets, presentations & activities and professional development materials

Collection can be browsed by topic, time period, format (map, photo, etc) and place

World Digital Library http://www.wdl.org/en/ cooperative project of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and partner libraries, archives, and educational and cultural institutions from the United States and around the world

http://www.wdl.org/en/

cooperative project of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and partner libraries, archives, and educational and cultural institutions from the United States and around the world

World Digital Library Include rare and unique documents – books, journals, manuscripts, maps, prints and photographs, films, and sound recordings – that tell the story of the world’s cultures Can be browsed by the map, by time, topic, or institution Smaller, more limited collection

Include rare and unique documents – books, journals, manuscripts, maps, prints and photographs, films, and sound recordings – that tell the story of the world’s cultures

Can be browsed by the map, by time, topic, or institution

Smaller, more limited collection

Smithsonian’s History Explorer http://historyexplorer.americanhistory.si.edu/ Very interactive site, provides presentations on various topics Can be browsed by era, grade level or resource type Provides lesson plans and other materials for teachers

http://historyexplorer.americanhistory.si.edu/

Very interactive site, provides presentations on various topics

Can be browsed by era, grade level or resource type

Provides lesson plans and other materials for teachers

National Archives http://www.archives.gov/education/ contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government, and cross-curricular connections.

http://www.archives.gov/education/

contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government, and cross-curricular connections.

Further Resources Presentation: http://slideshare.net/library_chic Links: http://delicious.com/library_chic/primarysources+inservice

Presentation: http://slideshare.net/library_chic

Links: http://delicious.com/library_chic/primarysources+inservice

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