In this 2-3-day investigation, students are introduced to the bookmark tool for analyzing sources and the components of a written argument, including claim, evidence, and reasoning. Students analyze three sources about an unknown ancient artifact—a dodecahedra—and argue about how historians use clues, context, and evidence in their work. After analyzing these sources, students plan, or plan and compose, an argument to a local newspaper about how historians interpret historical artifacts.


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