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Primary Sources

 What is a primary source?

·         Original records from the past

·         First-hand accounts recorded by people who participated\witnessed events

·         Sources of information that have not been interpreted

                                  Some examples of primary sources:

                diary                                                      legal contracts

                letters                                                   photographs

                interviews                                           eyewitness accounts

                last wills                                               birth certificates

                government documents                      time capsules

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The 5 W's of Website Evaluation

When using information from a website, be sure to use the following categories to evaluate the site:

  • who
  • why
  • when
  • where
  • how

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