Analyze an Artifact or Object
Meet the artifact.
What do you think it is?
Observe its parts.
What do you think the object is made out of? Circle all that apply.
How do you think the object feels? Circle all that apply.
What is the color of the object?
What is the shape of the object?
What size is the object? Circle one.
|Small like a coin||Medium like a basketball||Large like a car|
What are three words that describe the object?
Try to make sense of it.
What do you think the object was used for?
Who do you think would have used the object?
What does the object tell us about the time period when it was made and used?
Do we still use this object today? If so, how is it different?
Use it as historical evidence.
Where do you think you could find out more information about the object or the people who used it?