PRIMARY SOURCES                             Historical BenchmarksMonday, 3 December, 12
Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources                  Why are they important?Monday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources                  Why are they important?                  The boot print vs. The phone book               ...
Primary Sources                  Why are they important?                  The boot print vs. The phone book               ...
Primary Sources                  Why are they important?                  The boot print vs. The phone book               ...
Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources                 The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of                 primary sourc...
Primary Sources                 The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of                 primary sourc...
Primary Sources                 The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of                 primary sourc...
Primary Sources                 The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of                 primary sourc...
Primary Sources                 The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of                 primary sourc...
Primary Sources                 The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of                 primary sourc...
Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources               Aspects of Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources               Aspects of Primary Sources               1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What...
Primary Sources               Aspects of Primary Sources               1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What...
Primary Sources               Aspects of Primary Sources               1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What...
Primary Sources               Aspects of Primary Sources               1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What...
Primary Sources               Aspects of Primary Sources               1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What...
Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources                 What should a student be able to do?Monday, 3 December, 12
Primary Sources                 What should a student be able to do?                 1. Analyse them with historical think...
Primary Sources                 What should a student be able to do?                 1. Analyse them with historical think...
Primary Sources                 What should a student be able to do?                 1. Analyse them with historical think...
Conduct a “SOAPS analysis” of        this cartoon by making a chart          (one box for each letter in          SOAPS) a...
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  1. 1. PRIMARY SOURCES Historical BenchmarksMonday, 3 December, 12
  2. 2. Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  3. 3. Primary Sources Why are they important?Monday, 3 December, 12
  4. 4. Primary Sources Why are they important? The boot print vs. The phone book (that is, reading for evidence vs. reading for information)Monday, 3 December, 12
  5. 5. Primary Sources Why are they important? The boot print vs. The phone book (that is, reading for evidence vs. reading for information) What are the considerations the historian must take?Monday, 3 December, 12
  6. 6. Primary Sources Why are they important? The boot print vs. The phone book (that is, reading for evidence vs. reading for information) What are the considerations the historian must take? We can also use a method called SOAPSMonday, 3 December, 12
  7. 7. Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  8. 8. Primary Sources The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of primary sourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  9. 9. Primary Sources The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of primary sources S-ubject: What is the subject of the document?Monday, 3 December, 12
  10. 10. Primary Sources The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of primary sources S-ubject: What is the subject of the document? O-ccasion: When was it written? Context? (near when?)Monday, 3 December, 12
  11. 11. Primary Sources The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of primary sources S-ubject: What is the subject of the document? O-ccasion: When was it written? Context? (near when?) A-udience: Who is the audience? (private, public?)Monday, 3 December, 12
  12. 12. Primary Sources The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of primary sources S-ubject: What is the subject of the document? O-ccasion: When was it written? Context? (near when?) A-udience: Who is the audience? (private, public?) P-urpose: What do we learn from the document?Monday, 3 December, 12
  13. 13. Primary Sources The SOAPS method. Use this to help you unlock the meaning of primary sources S-ubject: What is the subject of the document? O-ccasion: When was it written? Context? (near when?) A-udience: Who is the audience? (private, public?) P-urpose: What do we learn from the document? S-peaker: Who authored it or wrote it or said it?Monday, 3 December, 12
  14. 14. Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  15. 15. Primary Sources Aspects of Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  16. 16. Primary Sources Aspects of Primary Sources 1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What is it?”Monday, 3 December, 12
  17. 17. Primary Sources Aspects of Primary Sources 1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What is it?” 2. The position of the author of the source is keyMonday, 3 December, 12
  18. 18. Primary Sources Aspects of Primary Sources 1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What is it?” 2. The position of the author of the source is key 3. A source should be read in view of its historical background, (ie the context)Monday, 3 December, 12
  19. 19. Primary Sources Aspects of Primary Sources 1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What is it?” 2. The position of the author of the source is key 3. A source should be read in view of its historical background, (ie the context) 4. Analysis can provide evidence about the historical settingMonday, 3 December, 12
  20. 20. Primary Sources Aspects of Primary Sources 1. Good questions are needed, the first being “What is it?” 2. The position of the author of the source is key 3. A source should be read in view of its historical background, (ie the context) 4. Analysis can provide evidence about the historical setting 5. Primary source can reveal information about the purposes of the author and about his or her valuesMonday, 3 December, 12
  21. 21. Primary SourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  22. 22. Primary Sources What should a student be able to do?Monday, 3 December, 12
  23. 23. Primary Sources What should a student be able to do? 1. Analyse them with historical thinking (the aspects)Monday, 3 December, 12
  24. 24. Primary Sources What should a student be able to do? 1. Analyse them with historical thinking (the aspects) 2. Draw conclusions from primary sourcesMonday, 3 December, 12
  25. 25. Primary Sources What should a student be able to do? 1. Analyse them with historical thinking (the aspects) 2. Draw conclusions from primary sources 3. Find primary sources to support arguments and expand appreciation of historyMonday, 3 December, 12
  26. 26. Conduct a “SOAPS analysis” of this cartoon by making a chart (one box for each letter in SOAPS) and send me your result by email. Text Cartoon 1836Monday, 3 December, 12

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