Screenshot of one of LIz Kleinrock’s Instagram posts (@teachandtransform). A list is written with marker on whiteboard. It reads, “Lenses of Reading History
WHO: People and Relationships
-Who is involved
-What are their relationships?
Who has POWER? Who doesn’t?
WHERE: Geography
-How does geography affect events?
-What role does geography play in peoples’ lives?
WHEN: Timeline and Context
-What is the sequence of events?
-Are there cause and effect links?
WHAT: Facts
-What happened? –> Whose perspective is represented?
-What was the outcome of the events?
WHY: Motive and Objective
-What motivated players to act?
-What did the players hope to gain?
-What was at stake for the players to lose?”

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