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Where in the World Can I Find Primary Sources?

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Asking questions, making connections, and creating comparisons are concepts that repeat throughout the Common Core Standards. In order to compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event in history, primary source documents will be needed. But do you know where you or your students can find those? Join Melissa Edwards as she explores how to search for primary sources using the Library of Congress site as well as other possible resources. Although not required, you may also want to view a related webinar, "How in the World Can I Use Primary Sources?," which explores how to use primary sources.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Common Core, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: Common Core, comparisons, critical thinking, Library of Congress, Primary source documents

Reviews (50)

Full Member
Nicely done! Quickly shared 6 great sites - not only of primary sources but those with specific sections (with lesson plans, etc.) for educators. This makes teaching about primary sources and incorporating primary sources into teaching units very easy. Thanks!
Basic Member
thanks for the information
Would you have any resources or sources for Business Education?
thank you
Basic Member
Thank you for sharing your resources
Basic Member
Thank you!
Thank you for sharing these resources in a Symbaloo! That makes it super easy to reference and share with my students.
Great resources!
Nice work
Wonderful and so helpful!
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