First Contact: Who’s Telling the Story?
This is a media literacy and critical thinking activity in which students analyze two paintings about first contact between Native Americans and Spanish conquistadors for messages about historical context and point of view. .
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Relevant Subject Area(s)General Media And Information Literacy, Visual Arts, US History And Government, Sociology
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Speaking and Listening (SL)