Validity Teacher Resources
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Credible Sources on the Internet: What to Trust, What to Dismiss and When to Cite a Source
6th - 12th
Wait, you mean researchers don't all use Wikipedia? Teach your class about intelligent research with a lesson about evaluating digital sources. The lesson starts with a quickwrite and includes vocabulary exercises and several...
Inspiration: Analyzing Primary Sources
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Primary sources provide historians glimpses into the past; organize findings visually using this instructional activity demonstrating the educational program, Inspiration. While this instructional activity is useful independently, it is...
Unit 8: Political Peanuts - Cartoons Inspired by President Carter
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Your scholars may be familiar with the Marvel universe, but do they know how to read political cartoons? Comics aren't just for kids ... they often convey sophisticated political ideas, and reading them takes practice. A wealth of...
Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder
6th - 8th
How would you use census data from 1880-1900? Here are a set of ways you can incorporate the book Little House on the Prairie and US census data from that time period. Learners will research the validity or the book based on factual...
Beginner & Intermediate 5: Evaluating Credibility of Sources
5th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Convey how to determine appropriate and credible online sources with a series of three lessons. After completing the lessons, class members will know what kinds of sources to use, how to identify credible sources, and how tone and style...
CCC: Credible sources, Creative Commons Images, and Citing Your Sources
6th - 8th
As part of a unit devoted to the study of autobiographies, this one-day library session focuses on developing research skills. Class members locate and properly cite a sketch of a Creative Commons image, as well as record the call...
Unit 15: Launching Liberty - Democracy in Liberia
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While Liberia is named after "liberty," the nation has struggled with political turmoil. It was founded by free African Americans in the 1820s, but has been plagued by civil war and violence in recent decades. Various activities,...
A Historical Look Back at the Roles of Women in American Society
Ninth graders examine primary documents and assess the effectiveness of historical artifacts. In this roles of women in society lesson plan, 9th graders explore documents to discuss and write about their validity and the perspective...
Innovative Research Skills for Middle School
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
No matter what technology is available to your middle schoolers, the basic tenets of research remain the same: analyzing primary and secondary documents, verifying the validity of sources, and citing sources properly. Explore a collection that includes in-depth explorations into student research theory as well as straightforward worksheets to facilitate a great research project. Additionally, you'll find some sample science, history, and language arts activities to get young researchers started.
To ERA or not to ERA, That is the Question
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Should the Equal Rights Amendment be ratified? Is such an amendment to the Constitution necessary to ensure that all women enjoy equal protection under the law? After reading two primary source documents, class members engage in a...
Economic Causes of the March on Washington
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Money can't buy happiness, but it can put food on the table and pay the bills. The first of a five-lesson unit teaches pupils about the unemployment rate in 1963 and its relationship with the March on Washington. They learn how to create...