Teaching With Primary Sources
Lesson Plan
This plan was developed under a grant from the Library of Congress at Wayne County RESA
By J'aime Holderbaum
Level:  Upper Elementary

Day 1 Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Day 2  Examining Primary Source Advertisements From Michigan

Day 3  Research to Discover if Still in Business

Day 4  Create Your Own Michigan Advertisement


Day 4:  Create Your Own Advertisement

1.  With students discuss and list Michigan's present natural, human, and capital      resources.

2.  Ask students to think about what types of companies or products could be created in the future in Michigan based on these resources.

3.  Have students create and illustrate an advertisement of a new product or company.