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  1. Sources Primary vs. Secondary

  2. Warm-Up • What is a source? • What are the different types of sources? • Are all sources created equal? Why?

  3. Sources • A resource from which information can be obtained • Primary vs. Secondary

  4. Primary Source • First person accounts that are recorded at the time of the event • Ex. Photographs, letters, drawings, diaries, documents, and objects from the time period

  5. Secondary Source • Account created by someone either not present when the event took place or removed by time from the event. Often, they are based on primary resources. • Textbooks, histories (articles that interpret findings) and encyclopedias.

  6. HELP ME!! • Hi! My name is Casey and I’m just a dog! Can you help me tell the difference between primary and secondary sources? PAWlllleaaasse!

  7. Primary or Secondary • Diary of Anne Frank - Experiences of a Jewish family during WWII • The Constitution of Canada - Canadian History • A journal article reporting NEW research or findings • Weavings and pottery - Native American history • History Alive Textbook • Plato's Republic

  8. Reliability? • How can tell if a source is reliable? • What factors contribute to reliability?

  9. The PROP Method • Primary vs. Secondary • Reason to lie • Other evidence • Public or Private

  10. P • Primary vs. Secondary • Eyewitness or not eyewitness?

  11. R • Reason to lie? • Would someone benefit if the truth were distorted?

  12. O • Other evidence to support the evidence in this source? • Eyewitnesses, statements, recordings, photographs

  13. P • Public or private statement • Would you report information differently if someone was looking?