Document Based Questions Resource Page

Analyzing a Photograph
Photo or Illustration Analysis Worksheet
 
This worksheet can be used to analyze any picture or photo.
PDF Version (revised May 2003)
 

Photo Analysis Mini-Lesson

Independent Practice: The History Place: Child Labor PhotosThis photo will be used by the class to practice in groups. Students can pick a photo or teacher can suggest one.

Extension Activity: What Do You See?


 

Analyzing a Poster

Poster Analysis Worksheet
This worksheet can be used to analyze any poster.
PDF Version(revised May 2003)
 
Analyzing a Poster (Broadside) Mini-Lesson:
 
Guided Practice: Railroad Posterfrom NARA. This poster will be used as a whole class introduction to analyzing a poster.
 

Analyzing Text
Text Analysis Worksheet

PDF Version

This worksheet can be used to analyze a variety of textual documents such as journal entries, letters, and other historical records other than posters or pictures.

Guided Practice:Civil War Letter from Union Nurse


 
Analyzing a Cartoon
 Cartoon Analysis Worksheet
PDF Version

Analyzing a Graphic  
 Analyzing a Map, Chart, Graph or other Graphic Worksheet
PDF Version

 
Analyzing Artifacts
 Analyzing artifacts
 PDF Version

 
Primary Source Documents