Primary Source Analysis Tools

Teaching Boulder County Latino History relies heavily on the use of primary resources. Below are several resources that provided tools for using primary sources in your classroom.


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Provides several student worksheets to help decode primary sources.

Using Primary Resources
Provides several pointers in how to introduce primary sources to you students and strategies to help students understand and decode the source.

Teaching with Primary Sources
Provides several strategies to use with students to help them understand primary sources. Each strategy comes with a video, lesson plan, DBQ and primary source.

National Archives - Docs Teach
Provides tools to use for teaching primary sources in the classroom and has a primary source database to find relevant sources.

History Assessment of Thinking
A short video explaining the strength of using Document Based Questions.