Lesson

Critically Analyze and Understand Primary/ Secondary Resources using FDR’s 1933 Inauguration

Lesson Overview

Using the first inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt as context, learn to critically analyze primary and secondary sources.

Objectives

  • Distinguish between primary and secondary sources
  • Be able to critically analyze sources for bias and objectivity
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of primary and secondary sources

 

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
1:1 Lesson

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Critically Analyze and Understand Primary/ Secondary Resources using FDR’s 1933 Inauguration

School: North Charleston High School

Grade(s): Higher Education

Students successfully used the first inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt to critically analyze primary and secondary sources. The students were able to critically analyze sources for bias and objectivity and to understand the strengths and weaknesses of primary and secondary sources. Through the use of personalized learning, students were able to create either a chart, visual presentation, or audio narrative to analyze their findings.

Lesson Created By: Kelly Hogan Kinard - Edited by Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman

Lesson Partners: The Belle W. Baruch Foundation, ETV Education