Soc 9: SEE-I format

We’ve learned the SEE-I format for our source analyses. This format serves to build understanding through repetition as you move up the levels of understanding.

1. State the concept or idea in a single sentence or two.

  • Clearly and succinctly state the concept.

2. Elaborate on the concept in your own words. Explain it at greater length in a paragraph or two.

  • Clarify the concept in your own words. “In other words,. . .”

3. Exemplify the concept by giving concrete examples (and counter examples) of the concept.

  • Specify the concept by giving specific examples. “For example, . . .”

4. Illustrate the concept with a picture, diagram, metaphor, or analogy.

  • Draw something, find an existing picture, or create a picture-in-words, such as with a metaphor or analogy. “It’s like …”


Mr. McIntosh

Teacher - Humanities

My teaching assignment this year includes Social 20, Social 30, Jr. Sports Performance, Sr. Sports Performance, Kindergarten PE, Social 5, Math 2, and Social 9. My coaching assignment this year includes Cross Country (XC) from Grades 1-12, Sr. High Boys Basketball, Sr. High Boys Handball, and Tennis from Grades 9 - 12. In addition, I serve as one of the school representatives to our ATA Local Council and sit on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Bashaw.

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