This includes 22 visual multiple choice questions that address the common core in comparing and contrasting firsthand and secondhand accounts. This is an assessment, but it can also be used to present and practice with the whole-class.
The accounts from the passages within this assessment/presentation include the following: diaries, historical events, biographies, autobiographies, articles, photographs, and speeches. It also includes accounts from Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Anne Frank, Abraham Lincoln, Jedediah Smith, Helen Keller, and the Oregon Trail.
Addresses CCSS. ELA – Literacy
RI.4.6 – Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
RI. 5.6 -- Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.