Primary Source Tools

 

Use these tools to help your child or students gain a greater understanding from the document that is being reviewed. Primary source analysis involves gaining information from the document(s) rather than from outside sources.

Primary Source Document Analysis Content Tool Level 1


Primary Source Document Analysis Tool
The basic who, what, when, where, and why document. Download it today! It’s a great start for a young learner

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Primary Source Analysis Content Tool Level 2


Primary Source Document Analysis Tool Level 2
2 pages of questions to help you conduct a thorough analyse of any document. This research tool may be useful to some middle school students, but it is intended for those of high school through adult learning levels. It is intended to serve as a data collection tool while a document is being read, as well as prompting the reader to integrate information from other sources. This research tool contains specific research questions, as well a summary and an assessment component.

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Primary Source Sociohistorical Context Analysis Tool


 Primary Source Sociohistorical Context Analysis Tool
This research tool may be useful to some middle school students, but it is intended for those of high school through adult learning levels. This research tool will help you learn more about a document by researching its origins, the author of the document, and various societal, political, and other contextual issues that were present when the document was written. This will require you to gather information from other documents, texts, and or websites. Use this tool in conjunction with the “Primary Source Analysis Tool Level 2.”

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Primary Source Interpretation Analysis Tool


 Primary Source Document Interpretation Analysis Tool
This research tool may be useful to some middle school students, but it is intended for those of high school through adult learning levels. This research tool will help you interpret a document in terms of its arguments, context, as well as how to integrate the document in terms of the works of other authors. It should be used in conjunction with my other tools related to a document’s content and socio-historical context

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