Primary and SecondaryResourcesMrs. Holland’s Social Studies Class
1.) What is a primary source?   A primary source provides first-hand    accounts or direct evidence    concerning a parti...
2.) What are some examples ofprimary sources?   Diaries/Memoirs      Photographs   Interviews           Clothing   Le...
3.) What is a secondarysource?   A secondary source is information that    was created later by someone who did    not ex...
4.) What are some examples ofsecondary sources? Textbooks Encyclopedias Book Review Interpretive journal articles
5.) What is the difference?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s13KpDtKAys&noredirect=1
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  1. 1. Primary and SecondaryResourcesMrs. Holland’s Social Studies Class
  2. 2. 1.) What is a primary source? A primary source provides first-hand accounts or direct evidence concerning a particular topic. Primary sources provide an inside look into an event.
  3. 3. 2.) What are some examples ofprimary sources? Diaries/Memoirs  Photographs Interviews  Clothing Letters  Surveys Documents  Audio recordings Speeches  Video recording  Art
  4. 4. 3.) What is a secondarysource? A secondary source is information that was created later by someone who did not experience first-hand or participate in the events or conditions you’re researching. Secondary sources are often based on primary sources.
  5. 5. 4.) What are some examples ofsecondary sources? Textbooks Encyclopedias Book Review Interpretive journal articles
  6. 6. 5.) What is the difference?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s13KpDtKAys&noredirect=1
  7. 7. Comparing Primary and Secondary Sources Primary Secondary Source Source Similaritie s DefinitionDefinition Example:Example: Example:Example: Example:Example:

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