Early s Nonfiction Bootleg: When guiding graphic inquiries remind students about the use of visual resources such as photo collections, atlas, artwork, and illustrated books.
Then, create your own comparison.
Compare visuals to historical photos. Chilcoat Dear Miss Breed: Ask students to judge the accuracy by verifying and expanding the information found in the work.
Use this book to jumpstart interest in other medical stories through history. Students often begin by exploring library and online resources. The Lives They Left Behind: The Photographer Connect with other resources Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson middle school Triangle: Share the true stories of the long lost suitcases found in an attic.
Discuss ways that you currently use nonfiction reading resources in your class. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Seek out books with both an adult version and youth adaptation: Civil War America Aflame: Still I Rise Connect with Place Persepolis Connect with People Pyongyang Connect with Events Make connections with graphic nonfiction: Suitcases from the State Hospital Attic.
Involve students in focused assignments that ask them to keep primary sources that support or refute the facts presented in the book. The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Consider the wide range of graphic resources that might provide different perspectives on a subject.
Ask students to use primary sources to defend their arguments. Combine secondary sources with primary sources. Solving the Mysteries of the H. How could you expand informational reading opportunities? For the blog, containing primary sources and matching nonfiction works, go to The History Project Blog.
Wilson - pony express by Anna Myers young adult Captured: Houston A Fence Away from Freedom: Do the visuals convey accurate representations? Use them to help students analyze information, collect evidence and make decisions.
Use Laika by Nick Abazis for this type of activity.Historical Inquiry & Informational Reading. Reading about and understanding history is critical in the digital age. Students need to understand that regardless of whether you're investigation something that took place years ago or 2 minutes ago, you need to ask: who wrote this and published this?
can the document be trusted? what's the perspective? what are we missing? what's the context?Download