Primary Sources for the Primary Grades - Football (Then vs. Now)

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Provide students with a rich and relevant analysis of American football from the late 1800s to today. Students will investigate a wide array of primary sources, including photos, cartoons, and visual interpretations of this sport. Supporting activities reinforce informational text analysis and building historical context.

What's included?

7 Primary Source Explanation Pages

13 Primary Source Pages (Photos of players, uniforms, stadiums, etc)

7 "Questions to Consider” Critical Thinking Pages (To accompany the Primary Sources)

4 Different Writing Prompts

5 Non-fiction Comprehension Activity Pages

1 “Then vs. Now” Information Page

1 Blank Writing Page

Common Core Standard Connections also Included

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Total Pages
43 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).


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