The ACAPS Graphic Organizer is perfect for the History or Social Studies Classroom! It allows students to explore a document by analyzing the documents place in history. Common Core aligned and perfect for the middle or high school classroom. ACAPS allows for students to analyze various elements of a document to better understand it's place in history.
ACAPS asks students to explore the following questions:
Who created this source? What do you know about this person and their point of view?
When and where was this source created? What do you know about this time and place?
For what audience was this source created? Who would read this? How might it affect its meaning?
For what reason (WHY) was this source created? How might this affect its meaning?
What can be learned or inferred from this source? What does the existence of this source suggest might be true about the time period? What is the main idea of the source? Why might it be important?