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Primary & Secondary


Differentiate between a primary and secondary source. 8.5.3

Links verified 5/24/2011

  1. "Been Here So Long" - three lesson plans using selections from the WPA American Slave Narratives - use these to reinforce understanding the nature of a primary source A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Finding Historical Primary Sources - posted by the University of California Berkeley Library
  3. History in the Raw - Subject index, Teaching resources, Lesson plans and more.
  4. Primary Sources On The Web - list of web sites containing primary source materials.
  5. Safe Passage - using primary and secondary sources - many lessons using primary sources.
  6. Using Primary Sources on the Web - what they are, how to find them and how to evaluate them
  7. Using Comics to Teach About Primary and Secondary - lesson plan; PDF format An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format A lesson plan can be found at this site

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