What does an explorer have to do with document analysis you ask?!?!?!? Discovery! That’s what document analysis is all about! Uncovering clues to understanding and discovering new ideas and understandings previously unknown!
First though, you have to know what you’re looking for. Engage in the following learning activity to increase your confidence and comprehension of evidence selection:
Selecting evidence in support of a claim: A how to guide
Use the Forms below put together by the National Archives to aide you in the process of document analysis:
- Document Analysis Form
- Cartoon Analysis worksheet
Renaissance Era Documents:
- Renaissance Primary Source Letter to Medici