Date posted: December 13, 2019
The U.S. National Archives has developed a collection of worksheets for analyzing the information in documents.Here’s a sample:
They all follow the same four steps:
- Meet the document.
- Observe its parts.
- Try to make sense of it.
- Use it as historical evidence.
There are worksheets for working with photos, written documents, artifacts, posters, maps, cartoons, videos, and sound recordings.
Bonus: Each worksheet is available in a format for use with novice or younger students or people learning English, as well as a format for intermediate or secondary students.