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Primary and Secondary Source Sort

Primary and Secondary Source Sort
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This is a fun, quick activity your students will love! Use these source cards in your class to teach students the difference between primary and secondary sources. There are 20 sources included.

In my class, I teach the following definitions:
A PRIMARY source tells you about an event and is from the time of that event.
A SECONDARY source tells you about an event but is from a time AFTER the event.

ANSWER KEY
Primary Sources:
Speech
Diary
Clothing (from the time period)
Maps (from the time period)
Music
Autobiography
Memoir
Marriage license
Audio recording
Photograph
Art (from the time period)

Secondary Sources:
Articles (after the event)
History books
Encyclopedia
Published book
Paraphrased quotation
Dictionaries
Biography
A documentary
Textbooks
Total Pages
1 page
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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