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This lesson introduces and teaches CC 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.
This lesson introduces students to the concept of firsthand and secondhand accounts. It also demonstrates how firsthand and secondhand accounts often differ in focus. The lesson also gives examples of places where both types of accounts are often found. Students are given practice with firsthand and secondhand passages in which they compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the two. Most slides have sentence frames for ELL's and to assist with academic discourse.
This product includes a PowerPoint presentation and worksheets for students to engage and write during the lesson.