Presentation on theme: "Primary and Secondary Sources"— Presentation transcript:
1 Primary and Secondary Sources Monday - 24 September 2012
2 Welcome! Have on your desk PencilInteractive Notebook
3 2 Kinds of Sources Primary Examples of Primary Sources: is an original object or document; first-hand informationExamples of Primary Sources:Diaries & JournalsLettersNews Paper Articles that are based on current eventsAutobiographies: history of a person's life written by that personCensus DataWritten First Hand Accounts of an eventSound RecordingsPhotographs & Videos
4 2 Kinds of Sources Secondary Examples: Are sources that are written about primary sources at a later date (not during the actual event)Examples:Biography: a written account of another person's lifeArticles in newspapers that are based on past eventsMagazinesBooks or articles found that evaluate or criticize someone else's original research
5 Interactive Notebook: In In: How can you distinguish (tell) between primary and secondary sources?