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Using Comic Strips to Teach Multiple Perspectives
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars view comics from two different perspectives; one paints the Alfred Dreyfus as innocent, while the other portrays the exact opposite. They solve the mystery of what happened by analyzing the source, working in groups, and...
Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4 and 5 (Part 2)
7th CCSS: Designed
There really are two sides to every story! Seventh graders analyze various texts and media types to compare and contrast how perspective is conveyed. The fourth and fifth days of the unit focus on learners writing first drafts of a...
Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Study historical events by combining the study of historical fiction and non-fiction. Learners read about true past events in historical fiction novels and then research non-fiction accounts of the same events. What are some differences...
Early English Exploration and Settlement of the Colony of Virginia
5th - 6th
With resource links, a detailed procedure, embedded primary source documents, and a Readers Theater script, you're ready to teach! Re-enact historical events in order to boost historical perspective, discern main ideas, and draw...
Reading Historical Children's Letters: Persuasive letters, Industrialization, Great Depression, and Japanese Internment
8th - 10th
Students investigate the lives of American children of the past. In this historical perspectives lesson, students explore several primary sources available from the Library of Congress to conduct personal inquiry to determine...
The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are many ways to analyze a civilization's failure or success. Learn about the different perspective with which one can view Western civilization, including economics, politics, or narrative.
Perspectives and Point of View: Engaging Scenario Unit 1
6th CCSS: Designed
In groups Middle schoolers work together to analyze texts and author's perspective across media types. They read the Langston Hughes poem, "I Look at the World" and speeches from JFK and MLK. They create a multi-media presentation...
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
Chamberlain and Hitler, 1938--What Was Chamberlain Trying To Do?
6th - 12th
Explore events prior to World War II. Learners view replicas of authentic photographs and hand written documents representing the viewpoints of Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain. They discuss alternate viewpoints, consider historical...
Many Passages: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Brookes
8th - 11th
Examine three perspectives of the slave trade - captain, sailor, and captive - through this collaborative analysis activity. Small groups study one perspective with a primary source to analyze. They discern what is a historical fact and...