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Warm-Up ◦ Write down the lesson name and date. ◦ What might tell us more about what actually happened and WHY : ◦ A) A story about World War II written by someone who fought in World War II ◦ B) A story about World War II written by someone who talked to people who fought in WWII and researched WWII.
Biggest Change in Your Life handout ◦ Must be school appropriate ◦ Must be something that you are willing to share ◦ This assignment is not an option, it is mandatory
PRIMARY VS. SECONDARY SOURCES
Primary Sources ◦ Primary sources are descriptions of an event or time period written by people who lived through those events or time periods.
Primary Sources ◦ EXAMPLES ◦ Journal entries ◦ Camera phone footage ◦ News interviews ◦ Articles written by SOMEONE who EXPERIENCED the event/time period ◦ Photos of the event/time period ◦ Letters
Secondary Sources ◦ Secondary sources are descriptions of events or time periods written by people who WERE NOT around during those events or time periods. ◦ Usually written AFTER the event or time period.
What is a primary source? ◦ Tim O’Brien’s book, The Things They Carried was written about Vietnam about a guy who fought in Vietnam. ◦ It was published in 1990, after the war, but because it was written by someone who fought in the war, it’s still a primary source.
What is a primary source? ◦ This photograph is of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, September 11, ◦ Because this photo was taken during the terrorist attacks, it is a primary source.
What is a primary source? ◦ This screenshot is of a news report. ◦ Because the news reporter is talking about something that’s happening as it’s happening, it is a primary source.
What is a secondary source? ◦ Journey Across Time is a middle school history textbook. ◦ The authors of the book didn’t live through everything (or anything) in the book, so it is a secondary source.
What is a secondary source? ◦ This book by Howard Zinn tells about the history of the United States. ◦ Zinn didn’t live through most of the stuff in this book, so it is a secondary source.
What is a secondary source? ◦ This is a documentary movie called “Baseball” from the 1990s by Ken Burns. ◦ Ken Burns did not play in Major League Baseball, and he wasn’t alive for much of baseball’s history. ◦ Therefore, this movie is a secondary source. ◦ (PS yes, I know it says 2009 at the bottom…this is an updated version that was recently released!)
Similarities & Differences ◦ PRIMARY SOURCES ◦ Written by people who were there. ◦ Written at the time events happened. ◦ SECONDARY SOURCES ◦ Written by people who were NOT there. ◦ Written after the events happened. SIMILARITIES Stories about historical events.
◦ WHO are you? (what is your name) ◦ Mr. DiSibio ◦ WHAT do you like to do in your spare time? ◦ Play guitar, play golf, hang out with friends, and read. ◦ WHERE do you live? ◦ Charlotte, NC and Marlton, NJ ◦ WHEN were you born? ◦ 1989 ◦ WHY do you like school? ◦ I like school because I enjoy helping students grow intellectually and emotionally. ◦ HOW do you learn best (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) ◦ Visual
Exit Ticket ◦ Assessment of daily objective: ◦ In one sentence, explain the difference between a primary and secondary source. OR ◦ Draw a picture that shows me the difference between a primary and secondary source.