Should I Trust This? Learn to Analyze Sources For Teenagers in an Online World
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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Once per week
over 3 weeks
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per learner - per class
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Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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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.
There will be no homework assigned
55 minutes per week in class, 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 B.S. Social Studies Teaching
Experienced History and Geography Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
95 total reviews
80 completed classes
Hi friends. I'm happy you have found my page! I am a certified social studies secondary education teacher in Utah and North Carolina. I have experience teaching 8th, 9th, 11th, and 12th grade in multiple subjects (my favorite is world history). I...