Historical Thinking Skills:

SQ 3. What practices do historians use to examine sources?

1 class period
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  • 9.1/10.0 SQ 3. What practices do historians use to examine sources?
    Source, close read and annotate a source from the lunchroom fight.
    Resource:
    9.1/10.0 SQ 3. What practices do historians use to examine sources?

    Given a source from the lunchroom fight:
    Annotate the source using the annotation guide provided

    Source the source by answering the following questions:
    Who wrote this?
    Why was it written?
    What is the author's perspective?
    How is this source useful evidence in determining what happened during the lunchroom fight?
    How is this source not useful evidence in determining what happened during the lunchroom fight?

    Close read the source by answering the questions: From this author's perspective, who started the lunchroom fight? Why does the author believe that?