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Engage your students with history! Develop their powers of analysis and inquiry by guiding them to examine and study a historical source. Use these analysis sheets with any historical source to guide their exploration.
ATTACK the Source (Elementary)
Historical Source Analysis Sheet (Middle)
How did early maps of Virginia portray the colony?
SOL: 1.4, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, K.4, K.5, VS.1, VS.2, VS.3
How and why did King Charles seek to regulate the tobacco industry?
SOL: USI.1, VS.1, VS.4
SOL: USI.1, VS.1
How did early promoters advertise the Virginia colony?
SOL: USI.5, VS.1, VS.3
Why did King James I think that smoking tobacco was a dangerous habit?
SOL: VS.1, VS.4
What connection did King James I have with Virginia?
SOL: USI.4, USI.5, VS.1, VS.3