Activity: Current vs. Historical: Check your answers:



  • Breaking television news report on tattoo safety: Current (this is breaking news)
  • Statistics on the number of Americans with tattoos, gathered from 1960: Historical (statistics were gathered long ago)
  • Today's blog entry from Val's favorite tattoo artist: Current (the information is from today)
  • Diary entry of a Holocaust victim, written in 1940: Historical (the diary entry was written many years ago)
  • Recent scientific study of tattoo inks: Current (the study is recent)
  • 3,000-year-old tattooed mummies at a local museum: Historical (this is a historical artifact)


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