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Perfecting Primary Sources in Social Studies 6-12

Recorded Webinar

Duration: 1 hour

Intended Audience: ESOL Teachers, High School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Leaders

Perfecting Primary Sources: Selecting, Simplifying, and Scaffolding for Student Success

Primary sources are powerful tools for engaging students in the past. However, they often use antiquated or complex language which can pose a challenge for even the strongest reader. Learn how to adapt historical documents for use in your classroom and allow students greater access to valuable reading and thinking opportunities. Walk away with strategies for selecting, simplifying and scaffolding primary source documents so all students can succeed.

DOE Office: Teaching & Learning

Topics: Social Studies

Event Type: Recorded Webinar

Primary Contact: Joy Hatcher -

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Date Recorded: Jan 10, 2023