Sources And Referencing

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Sources And Referencing

  1. 1. History Skills Year Nine
  2. 2. Primary and Secondary Skills <ul><li>Primary – From the actual time or someone who was actually there. Eg. Personal diary, newspaper report, photo, documentary footage. </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary – from someone else based on primary sources. eg. A history book. </li></ul><ul><li>Tertiary – from someone who was not there and based on secondary sources. Eg. An Encyclopaedia. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Question <ul><li>Which of these sources can be accepted without question? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Short task <ul><li>Rate types of sources from most reliable to least reliable. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tertiary </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Group task <ul><li>Identify what category of sources the following are. Are they primary, secondary or tertiary? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Australian Constitution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter a textbook about the gold rush. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspaper report of the Eureka Stockade. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A real dinosaur bone. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A picture of a dinosaur drawn in 1960. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A photo of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Group Task <ul><ul><li>A diary entry about the opening of the first Australian Parliament. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A student essay about the opening of the first Australian parliament. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An old coin from the gold rush. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Film footage of Charlie Chaplin. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 1992 film Chaplin starring Robert Downey Jnr. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A book about Charlie Chaplin based on his films and interviews with Charlie Chaplin. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>List of your resources. </li></ul><ul><li>To support your information </li></ul><ul><li>To attribute other people’s material. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid plagiarism. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>Contains </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Author’s Name. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Last name, First initial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year of Publication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title of piece. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title of book (if a chapter in a book). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Who is the creator? <ul><li>You can have more than one creator. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lennon, J and McCartney, P </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The creator of a film is the director. </li></ul><ul><li>The creator of a song is the songwriter (not the performer). </li></ul><ul><li>The creator of a newspaper article is the journalist. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Create a bibliography <ul><li>Pile of books and movies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a complete bibliography. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand in your work. </li></ul></ul>

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