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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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5 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

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