This primary source activity is most beneficial in the first half of the year, as it consists of basic analysis.
The students are to read Al Bakir's description of the Wealth of Ghana, locate information about the source, answer a DOK level 2
After brief closed notes on Caligula and Nero, the students are to read a brief primary source on Nero's persecution of the Christians. As this deals with the Fall of Rome, this is the first primary source my 7th graders see of the year. It focuses
As students are getting acquainted with primary sources, this is a useful quiz to keep their minds fresh on how to read sources. The questions grow in Depths of Knowledge level as you go down, making for an accurate assessment of not just the