Primary Source document analysis skills are central to both state and Common Core standards and the foundation for all historical research. Developing these skills can be difficult, but this activity, the first in a series of document-based skillbuilders, will help your students to develop their research skills in an easy-to-follow, self-paced method. This fourth lesson focuses on the following document-based skills;
- Identifying context clues in a document.
- Researching background information to establish context.
- Inferring meaning in dated language.