What is main topic or issue addressed? Origin: Who wrote (or said or produced) the source? Who created it? When and where was it written (spoken or produced)? When and where was it published? Purpose: Why was this source produced?
Driving Question: How does the media shape how we see others and ourselves? Assignment: As the documentary Miss Representation explains, “The media is now the message and the messenger. ” Every day, we take in countless hours of media that
A fascinating and informative book, Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen, takes a look at twelve popular American history textbooks and concludes that the information is false, viewed primarily from an European perspective, and made up to
Historical studies came into their own following the immense political and social upheavals associated with the French Revolution (1789-1815). The French Revolution represented a massive break with the past and, paradoxically, made people much more “history-conscious” than ever before. Thus,