Entire resource is available to PREVIEW.
This package Includes:
~4 posters- explaining what a firsthand account and secondhand account is.
~Six cards with short passages for students to determine if the passage is firsthand or secondhand. Includes directions and notes for the teacher.
~A firsthand account and secondhand account on an African American slave with a graphic organizer. Print and copy as a packet for each student. Work as a class, in groups, partners, independent work, guided reading group, small group reteaching, etc. Includes directions and notes for the teacher.
~2 longer passages on Angel Island (firsthand and secondhand) includes comprehension questions at the end of each passages and a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the two accounts. Includes directions and notes for the teacher.
~A sorting activity with headers and cards with short passages for students to compare and sort. This can be used as a formal assessment to assess students' understanding.
~A "Tips" poster for students to keep and refer to throughout lessons.
Fourth Grade Common Core ELA Standard
Also recommended for Fifth Grade ELA Common Core skills