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KWL Guides—what do I know, what do I want to know, what have I learned—offer a straightforward way to engage students in historical investigation and source analysis. Learn how to use KWL Guides with primary sources in the teaching guides at the teachinghistory.org web site.
SCIM—Summarizing, Contextualizing, Inferring, and Monitoring—is a standardized technique for analyzing primary sources and conducting historical inquiry. You can read about it at the Virginia Tech Invent the Future web site.