Do you need a primary document activity for the American Revolution, or, more specifically, the encampment at Valley Forge? Do you need a way to prepare your students for standardized testing or implement non-fiction text reading strategies in your social studies classroom? Use this diary entry primary source from the Valley Forge encampment to help your students develop primary document analysis skills and understand the dire conditions faced by Continental soldiers at Valley Forge. Use it as a warm-up over the course of five or more days, or as a stand-alone activity. Includes primary document excerpt, scaffolded questions, critical thinking questions, a word-in-context question, and two short-answer questions with rubric included. Great standardized test prep!
Valley Forge Primary Document Analysis
by Olivia Good
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