Primary Source Activity: Mary Comes to the College

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Primary Source Activity: Women Arrive At William and Mary


Grade and Level: United States and Virginia History Grade 11

Instructional Time: Flexible, approximately 50 minutes

Essential Learning: Students will practice analyzing primary sources while

Essential Question: How do primary source documents inform us about events in the past?

Standards, Benchmarks and Indicators Objectives

Virginia Standards, Benchmarks and Indicators Era 5, Topic 3: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the emerging role of the United States in world affairs and key domestic events after 1890 by 9.3 Performance Indicators D. Analyze how the emergence of the “New Woman” challenged Victorian values. National History Standard Assessment


Materials/Resources: textbook, list of prompts, access to word processing


Assessment Criteria: Attachments: