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7th Grade - Primary or Secondary


Distinguish between primary and secondary sources, defining the characteristics of each and evaluating each for their benefits and limitations. 0701.4.4

Links verified on 5/29/2014

  1. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsDocument Analysis Worksheets - You may find these worksheets useful as you introduce students to various documents
  2. Primary Source Documents - over two dozen links to primary source documents on the web
  3. Primary Sources on the Web - list of web sites containing primary source materials
  4. Primary Source & Archived Collections Projects - projects use 'real-time' data from government and commercial databases
  5. Primary and Secondary Sources - Primary sources such as letters, diaries, photographs, maps and artifacts provide students with authentic materials from the past. By looking closely for details, students can draw conclusions about the items and formulate their own hypotheses about the time period(s) during which they were created [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]

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