World History Primary Source Analysis BUNDLED SET! French Revolution to Cold War

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Michele Luck's Social Studies
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5th - 11th, Homeschool
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This BUNDLED SET of 10 Primary Source Documents for analysis of major World History events will save you time and energy as you prepare your students in the important skill of primary source analysis and historical inquiry.

Each 1-page handout provides primary source informational text (excerpt) for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of world events from the Execution of Louis XVI to the end of the Cold War in Germany. Each includes a significance wrap-up question in which students utilize all of the information to explain the significance of the text.

Includes the following:

Execution of Louis XVI

Battle of Waterloo

Irish Potato Famine

White Man's Burden

Archduke Ferdinand's Assassination

Romanov Family Execution

Gandhi to Hitler Letter

Japanese Surrender in WWII

Kennedy-Khruschev Letter

End of Berlin Wall in Cold War

Skills Addressed:

Primary Source Analysis

Reading Historical Documents

Historical Thinking


Cause & Effect

Answer Key is Provided!

All images and other primary sources collected from Library of Congress, National Archives or public domain.

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Handouts are available individually in my store, but enjoy substantial savings with this Bundled Set!

Great class or homework assignment, for NTI snow days, or schools closings due to flu or other illness. Also ideal for homebound students.

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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.


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