Christmas Primary Source Analysis "YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS”

Christmas Primary Source Analysis "YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS”
Christmas Primary Source Analysis "YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS”
Christmas Primary Source Analysis "YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS”
Christmas Primary Source Analysis "YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS”
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This guide provides background information and the complete version of the 1987 holiday editorial from “YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS” , with side-by-side analysis questions.  

This lesson also includes a one-page vocabulary sheet to help students navigate and understand this legendary primary source document.

Students will be guided to answer questions such as:

  • What would the United States have been like when this primary source was created?
  • What was the reason this source was created?
  • Who was the intended audience? 
  • How is the audience likely to feel when they read this source?
  • More! 10 Analysis Questions in total!

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45 minutes
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