Library Digital Content Access

Introduction of photographs, maps, letters and newspaper articles as primary sources (Lesson 4)

Created By: Debbie Hohulin, Gibson City Melvin Sibley Elementary School (Gibson City, IL)
Grade Level: 1st
Content Area: Social Studies, Language Arts, Fine Arts, Technology
Database Integration: Students will learn about the TDC database, and use it for a final project.

Background information for the teacher:

Main page to access TDC database.




Students will be able to write about and orally describe the other types of primary sources: letters, photographs, maps, and newspaper articles and how they can help verify that something is true. They will continue to be exposed to the terms: artifacts, letters, newspsper articles, photographs and maps as primary sources and the idea that websites, like the TDC are places they can go to find primary sources.


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