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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.
Taylor Wirthlin
125 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 9 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
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Charged weekly
Flexible schedule
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings

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Class Experience

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. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
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.


Taylor Wirthlin
Lives in the United States
Experienced Social Studies Teacher -- Inspiring a love for the world both past and present
125 total reviews
127 completed classes

About Me

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... 
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