We found 55 reviewed resources for primary source synthesis
The assassination of the Archduke: Exploring PerspectivesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Use political cartoons for a multiple-perspectives strategy, as pupils learn about the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. After an anticipatory discussion, they are split into 2 groups. The class reads a primary source account...
The New York City Draft Riots: A Role PlayLesson Planet
8th - 10th
This is a fun, thought-provoking lesson. Learners use census data from 1855, primary source documents, their historical knowledge, and information regarding the New York City Draft Riots of 1863 to construct and engage in a role-play....
English Language and Composition: Sex Education in SchoolsLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Although designed for the essay portion of AP English Language and Composition exam, this exercise provides an excellent opportunity for learners to practice using information found in primary source documents to support an argument.
WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Iwo JimaLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Of the images that have permeated history to define American courage, perseverance, and patriotism, the 1945 photograph of United States Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima is one of the most well known. After researching the pivotal...
Ocean Primary ProductionLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A cold seep is an area on the ocean floor where hydrocarbons leak from the earth, creating entire unique biomes. Learners explore cold seeps, photosynthesis in the ocean, and its limitations due to loss of sunlight. They further explore...
Collective Intelligence about 1920s American LiteratureLesson Planet
The Great Gatsby, Babbitt, and Their eyes Were Watching God all require readers to have some knowledge of the 1920s. Provide that background with a research activity that asks learners to explore mores and trends of the time period...
Introduction to the History of the HolocaustLesson Planet
7th - 9th
The Holocaust is unbelievable! Examine this piece of history with your class. Using the Internet, research groups determine the relevance of information presented, compare how different sites present the same information, synthesize...
Synthesizing to Support a Thesis- Big Picture EmphasisLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Help your researchers as they begin to develop a topic for research with these worksheets. Included are two nicely designed graphic organizers that assist students in narrowing and researching their topic, and an efficient evaluation...
Weather Extremes in Canada: Understanding the Sources and Dangers of WeatherLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Learners utilize Canadian Atlas, identify air masses that affect Canada, distinguish between cold and warm fronts, research and examine causes of weather extremes in Canada, and identify dangers associated with weather extremes.