Subject Area(s): Social Studies / Language Arts / Technology

Grade Level(s): 3 - 6

Format of Library of Congress media: Images

Best Instructional Practices


VS 1 and USI.1: The student will develop skills for historical and geographical analysis including the ability to


3 separate lessons

Each class period needs to be approximately one (1) hour long.

Lesson Summary

Lesson 1: What are primary and secondary sources?

Lesson 2: How to access Library of Congress Web sites

Lesson 3: How To Use Primary Source Records To Examine Point of View (Perspective)

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