Free Historical Thinking Poster from

Are you looking for ways to promote thoughtful, critical reading of primary and secondary sources? now offers a free Historical Thinking poster to help you out!

This double-sided, color poster features definitions of primary and secondary sources and guides students through the process of historical inquiry. What questions should you ask when examining a primary source? Where should you look for reliable secondary sources? How do you use the evidence you’ve gathered to make an argument?

Bright illustrations and snappy captions present history as a mystery for younger students, while the flip side asks how historians know what they know about the past. Both sides feature clear visual examples of primary sources.

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