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Two lesson plans and an idea bank structured around using primary sources have been developed for Images Canada. The lesson plans include detailed guidelines for educators, including learning outcomes/expectations/objectives, suggested criteria for assessment, instructions for classroom use, and worksheets.
It is important that students learn about primary sources at an early age and use them in appropriate ways. Primary sources give students the opportunity to extract and interpret information, exercising higher thinking skills in the process. Images Canada gives students an opportunity to use primary sources and learn their first Web research skills at the same time.
An Early Canadian Photo Album (Ages 13-15)
Using Pictures to Read the Past (Ages 13-15)
Activities and Writing Ideas
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