Selecting useful sources for inquiry into local histories

With this T4T tutorial, students use criteria to select the most useful sources to support inquiry into local histories. They develop an understanding of how to use criteria to help select useful sources for an inquiry question or assignment about local histories. Designed to support inquiry into local histories, this tutorial includes instructional suggestions for teachers (introducing the strategy, practicing the strategy, applying the strategy to learn more about a local history, and assessing use of the strategy) and resources for students (activity sheets and self-assessment rubric).

Targeted grade range:
Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Adaptable grade range:
Intermediate (4-6)
Type of lesson:
Fully developed lesson plan
Intellectual tool:
Thinking strategies: Investigate
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