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  • 1. 1920's Skills and Methods <ul><li>10 th Grade Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Targets: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I CAN explain the difference between primary and secondary sources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I AM able to identify credible and reliable sources of information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I CAN understand how historical circumstances play a role in the author's purpose for writing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I KNOW the difference between bias and fact. </li></ul></ul>
  • 2. Primary Source <ul><li>A document, book, article, etc. written during the time period by a person who experienced or witnessed the event. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autobiography, diary entry, government document, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Secondary Source <ul><li>A document, book, article, etc. written after an event occurred or about an event that happened in the past. The author did not experience the event. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biography, text book, encyclopedia </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Credible and Reliable Sources <ul><li>Credible and Reliable Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The author uses citations or references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bibliography or works cited </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The author does not contradict themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The author agrees or references other credible sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The author has a good reputation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid tabloids or Wikipedia! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 5. Historical Circumstances <ul><li>Political, social, or economic events can affect the opinions or viewpoints of the author. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The author's audience may be to a specific historical idea or group of people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson and his 14 points after WWI </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upton Sinclair and working conditions for immigrant workers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 6. Bias and Fact <ul><li>Bias </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A very strong belief or opinion about an issue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does not always use evidence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes uses stereotypes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not always a reliable or credible source </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence that can be proven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to prove a point or support a statement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Believed to be “truth” </li></ul></ul>

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