At a Glance
Virginia Tech’s short video shows how to analyze primary sources and put them in context.
SCIM-C: Historical Source Analysis
In this short video, created by the Historical Inquiry project at Virginia Tech, Education Professor David Hicks describes the five steps of SCIM-C, a model for analyzing historical sources and placing them within a historical narrative. The steps ask students to:
- Monitor, and
For a more detailed explanation of the SCIM-C method, check out this section of Historical Inquiry: Scaffolding Wise Practices in the History Classroom.