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Chapter 1: Arizona Stories: Teacher Information

Chapter 1: Arizona Stories: Teacher Information

Enduring Understanding:

  1. History is the story of the past that is told through people, land, places, and objects.
  2. Primary and secondary sources are the tools with which historians use to study history.

Essential Questions:

What is history?
Name three ways we can learn about history?
How does a historian learn about history?
What is a primary source?
What is a secondary source?
When studying history, why is it important to know the source?

Standards:

Strand 1, Concept 1 PO2, PO3

Performance Objectives:

  • Students will be able to describe the difference between primary and secondary sources.
  • Students will be able to locate information using both primary and secondary resources.