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Primary and Secondary Sources (Grade 9)

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Primary and Secondary Sources

An example of a secondary source is a(n)                   .
  1. letter
  2. eyewitness account
  3. survey
  4. biography
An example of a primary source is a(n)                 .
  1. diary
  2. biography
  3. history book
  4. internet web site
An example of a secondary source is                                         .
  1. a historical document
  2. an interview with an eye-witness
  3. a record of the results of an experiment
  4. an encyclopedia article
A debate (live or recorded) is a primary research source.
  1. True
  2. False
Give one example of secondary research.

                                           involves gathering together and analyzing the results of other people's primary research.
An example of primary research is                        .
  1. an encyclopedia article
  2. a newspaper story
  3. a historical document
  4. a magazine column
  5. a letter to the editor
  6. a web site
A political cartoon is a good example of a secondary source of information.
  1. True
  2. False
Give one example of primary research.

How can you evaluate the quality and trustworthiness of your sources?
  1. Determine if the information is up-to-date.
  2. Determine if the information is factual.
  3. Determine if the source is objective.
  4. Determine if the source uses good logic.
  5. all of the above
  6. none of the above
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