How do we study history?. Tools, Methods, and Key Terms. How do we know what we know?. Written Sources Digging up clues- (Archaeology) Visual and Audio sources (video, radio) Modern scientific research Maps, Tables, Timelines. Written Sources . Primary Sources. Secondary Sources.
Tools, Methods, and Key Terms
Written after the event
Written by someone who is learning about it from other sources
Interpretation of the event- can include analysis, synthesis, evaluation
Can still have biases
Can sometimes be forgeries
What can the source tell us about the event?
Why is using this source important?
What can this painting tell us about the event or the time it was painted?
A – Author
P- Place and Time
P- Prior Knowledge
T- The Main Idea