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Fireboat: The Story of the John J. Harvey - Patriot's Day

Essential Question: What is a primary source? How do events in history lead to the creation of a primary source? I can retell the events that led to the creation of a primary source. 1. Click the ▶️ icon to learn about a primary source. 2. Click the link button to watch the story about how an event in history became a primary source. 3. Use the drawing tools to show one thing you learned or thought was important in the story. 4. Tap on the mic and record to explain what you drew and why. 5. Click check to submit your work.

1st Grade, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Home Learning
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Wisconsin History Standards: Standard SS.Hist4: Wisconsin students will evaluate a variety of primary and secondary sources to interpret the historical context, intended audience, purpose, or author’s point of view (Historical Methodology). SS.Hist4.a.e Describe the events that led to the creation of a primary source. SS.Hist4.b.e Identify the intended audience for whom the primary or secondary source was created. Modified Jessica Solon's lesson about Fireboat.