Teaching With Primary SourcesBy J'aime Holderbaum
This plan was developed under a grant from the Library of Congress at Wayne County RESA
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.