Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!
Source analysis is a key skill in not just history class, but all classes. You need to develop the ability to look at a stimulus and say, “what is this? What purpose does it serve? And are there any inherent biases that could be corrupting the knowledge produced by the source? In a history context, we use a helpful acronymn: OPVL which stands for: Origin; Purpose; Value; and Limitations.
Engage in the following learning helper to understand and work on these skills: Source Analysis: A How To Guide