European Colonization


You will follow through the links provided and complete the protocol described under tasks. Submit the final product in google.  


You will be using the APPARTS protocol to assess some primary sources from Unit 2.

The acronym APPARTS provides prompts that gives a format for dissecting and analyzing primary sources. Create your own chart or template to include all of the following for each primary source.


Author: Who created the source? What do you know about the author? What is the author's point of view?

Place and time: Where and when was the source produced? How might this affect the meaning of the source?

Prior knowledge: Beyond information about the author and the context of its creation, what do you know that would help you further understand the primary source? For example, do you recognize any symbols and recall what they represent?

Audience: For whom was the source created and how might this affect the reliability of the source?

Reason: Why was this source produced, and how might this affect the reliability of the source?

The main idea: What point is the source is trying to convey?

Significance: Why is this source important? Ask yourself "So what?" in relation to the question asked