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Oral History Project

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Oral History Project
Teacher Resources

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student resources
Time Frame: How many class periods will be required for implementation of this ORM?

Notes to the Teacher:

  • Collaborate with your school Library Media Specialist for planning, integration of 21st century skills instruction, co-teaching, etc.
  • Have students use tools and learning supports in BCPS Digital Content, such as labeled reading levels/Lexiles, audio read-aloud, citations, research tools, etc.

Teacher Resources:

Learning Standards Alignment:

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Grade 8 GT American History

General Organization dimension 3: Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence

  • D1.5.6-8. Determine the kinds of sources that will be helpful in answering compelling and supporting questions, taking into consideration multiple points of views represented in the sources.
  • D2.His.2.6-8. Classify seris of historical events and deelopments as examples of change and/or continuity.
  • D2.His3.6-8. Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.
  • D2.His.6.6-8. Analyze how people's perspectives influenced what information is available in the historical sources they created.
  • D2.His.12.6-8 Use questions generated about multiple historical sources to indentify further areas of inquiry and additional sources.
  • D2.His.13.6-8. Evaluate the relevancy and utility of a historical source based on information such as maker, date, place of origin, intended audience, and purpose.
  • D2.His.16.6-8. Organize applicable evidence into a coherent argument about the past.
  • D3.1.6-8. Gather relevent information from multiple sources while using the origin, authority, structure, context, and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection.





Last updated: July 2015
Created by: Jeff Flynn, Library Media Specialist

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