Flexible Schedule Historical Thinking Skills: Analyzing Sources for Teenagers
Learn five skills to help you in history class and everyday teenage life! You'll learn how to analyze sources to decide if they are trustworthy. Test your skills in an Escape Room on the last day.
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Completed by 9 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings
Teenagers are bombarded with information everyday and it is hard to know what to trust and what not to! This class will help students determine how to trust something or not by learning 5 historical thinking skills. These skills will help them analyze primary and secondary sources, determine if sources are credible, and make arguments using evidence from those sources. The skills include: - source: understand the details of a source - determine context: examine the time period in which a...
Teenagers are bombarded with information everyday and they need to know how to digest and analyze all of it! Because students better understand how to analyze and make arguments, they will leave these classes equipped to handle online conversations, fake news, and peer pressure.
We will have a review and a test on Seterra during the last week of class.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
In class two we will look at primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials. One source is from a young girl who testifies that she has seen the devil. We discuss as a class if we believe her testimony or not.
Experienced Social Studies Teacher -- Inspiring a love for the world both past and present
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
125 total reviews
127 completed classes
Hello there! My name is Taylor Wade Wirthlin. As a baby my older sister called me Tay-low. As a kid, friends called me Taytor Tot, and as a teenager on the soccer field, I was T.W. Now students simply call me Mrs. W 🙂 My career in history and...