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2 Subject: Primary and secondary sources Year 4

3 Letters Diaries Maps Period clothing Early toys Videos Audio recordings Newspaper clippings Photographs Newsreels Blueprints Illustrations Old postcards Documents Relics, artifacts, antiques, etc. Old tools Eyewitness accounts Drawings Old posters Material created at the time history was being made.

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5 1) A girl found a box of letters written by a soldier to his wife and children during the Vietnam War. Are those letters primary documents? 1) A girl found a box of letters written by a soldier to his wife and children during the Vietnam War. Are those letters primary documents?

6 2) My grandmother found a diary written by a son of a Trooper at Sydney Cove dated from She talked about what the settlement was like in Sydney. Is that a primary document? 2) My grandmother found a diary written by a son of a Trooper at Sydney Cove dated from She talked about what the settlement was like in Sydney. Is that a primary document?

7 3) I went visit my grandmother. She gave me a chest. The chest was filled with her childhood items. She told me that she loved her doll and toys. When I opened it, I found her toys, some photographs and her birth certificate. Are those things primary documents? 3) I went visit my grandmother. She gave me a chest. The chest was filled with her childhood items. She told me that she loved her doll and toys. When I opened it, I found her toys, some photographs and her birth certificate. Are those things primary documents?

8 4) I went to the library and found a newspaper written in 2005 about European’s first contact with aboriginal clans. Is that newspaper a primary document? 4) I went to the library and found a newspaper written in 2005 about European’s first contact with aboriginal clans. Is that newspaper a primary document?

9 5) My sister and I went to the museum in town. We saw posters and buttons for the NSW Premier’s election campaign from Are those a primary documents? 5) My sister and I went to the museum in town. We saw posters and buttons for the NSW Premier’s election campaign from Are those a primary documents?

10 6) Our suburb has a festival each year. In 1999, a newspaper reporter wrote an article on the celebration and festival. I found that 1999 newspaper at the library with that article. Is that a primary document?

11 7) Yesterday, my brother Sam wrote a story about the voyage of the First Fleet which occurred in Is his story considered a primary document ? 7) Yesterday, my brother Sam wrote a story about the voyage of the First Fleet which occurred in Is his story considered a primary document ?

12 8) One Australian Prime Minister was Sir Robert Menzies. He made many inspiring speeches about the Second World War. There is a film (video clip) of him giving a speech in Is that news clip a primary document? 8) One Australian Prime Minister was Sir Robert Menzies. He made many inspiring speeches about the Second World War. There is a film (video clip) of him giving a speech in Is that news clip a primary document?

13 9) One famous painter in the 16 th century was Leonardo Da Vinci. He painted a special picture called the “Mona Lisa.” That original painting is hanging in a museum in France. Is that a primary document? 9) One famous painter in the 16 th century was Leonardo Da Vinci. He painted a special picture called the “Mona Lisa.” That original painting is hanging in a museum in France. Is that a primary document?

14 10) At our town museum, I saw many old tools, spinning wheels and other artifacts from the year Are those items primary sources? 10) At our town museum, I saw many old tools, spinning wheels and other artifacts from the year Are those items primary sources?

15 11) My grandmother wrote letters to her cousin about grape growing festivals in Mudgee in She found the mask that my granny wore to the ball that year. My cousin found the box of letters and the mask and mailed the package to me. Are those primary documents? 11) My grandmother wrote letters to her cousin about grape growing festivals in Mudgee in She found the mask that my granny wore to the ball that year. My cousin found the box of letters and the mask and mailed the package to me. Are those primary documents?

16 12) I wanted to do a report on how Dharawhal people arrived here in Sydney. I interviewed someone who knew about it. I couldn’t interview anyone who was there, because they are not living anymore. I made a video last week about Dharawhal life in the 1800’s. Is that a primary source?

17 13) My father told me a story about how the Sydney Olympic Stadium was built in the late 1990’s. My dad was 19 years old when it opened in He said he remembers everything about the opening. My dad told me the story. He took pictures and bought souvenirs that day. Would the story he told me, the photos and other items be considered primary sources? 13) My father told me a story about how the Sydney Olympic Stadium was built in the late 1990’s. My dad was 19 years old when it opened in He said he remembers everything about the opening. My dad told me the story. He took pictures and bought souvenirs that day. Would the story he told me, the photos and other items be considered primary sources?

18 14) When I went to visit my great grandmother last summer, I found a box of old postcards that her grandfather had mailed while he was fighting in World War I. Are those postcards primary documents? 14) When I went to visit my great grandmother last summer, I found a box of old postcards that her grandfather had mailed while he was fighting in World War I. Are those postcards primary documents?

19 15) A month ago, I read a book about the Australian Gold Rush. I enjoyed learning about the Gold Rush very much. I had to make a report, so I wrote my research paper on how the Gold Rush began in the 1850s. Is my report considered a primary document? 15) A month ago, I read a book about the Australian Gold Rush. I enjoyed learning about the Gold Rush very much. I had to make a report, so I wrote my research paper on how the Gold Rush began in the 1850s. Is my report considered a primary document?

20 16) When I went to the library last week, I saw a map that was made in It shows the streets and roads in my suburb at that time. It was a surveyors map that the mayor of the shire wanted to have printed at that time. Is that 1960 map a primary document? 16) When I went to the library last week, I saw a map that was made in It shows the streets and roads in my suburb at that time. It was a surveyors map that the mayor of the shire wanted to have printed at that time. Is that 1960 map a primary document?

21 17) When my mom was born, my grandmother started a diary for my mother. She wrote about what was happening at the time she was born. In the diary, she also put my mum’s birth certificate, baby pictures, newspaper articles, a snip of her hair and the document with her baby handprints and footprints. Are those all primary documents? 17) When my mom was born, my grandmother started a diary for my mother. She wrote about what was happening at the time she was born. In the diary, she also put my mum’s birth certificate, baby pictures, newspaper articles, a snip of her hair and the document with her baby handprints and footprints. Are those all primary documents?

22 18) At a museum in Canberra, a historian found a letter written by Captain Arthur Phillip in Is that letter a primary document?

23 19) I was looking in the garage for information about my great, great grandfather. I found his birth certificate, his high school diploma, some letters he wrote during World War II, his uniform, his wedding ring and his marriage certificate to my great, great grandmother. Are those all primary documents? 19) I was looking in the garage for information about my great, great grandfather. I found his birth certificate, his high school diploma, some letters he wrote during World War II, his uniform, his wedding ring and his marriage certificate to my great, great grandmother. Are those all primary documents?

24 20) My great grandfather sang a song on old recorder. The museum has the audio tape of his singing. On the tape his says the year is 1935 and then he sings his old French song. Is that audio recording a primary document?

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