How to analyze a primary source skip navigation if we have read other historians' interpretations of this source or sources like this one, how does your analysis fit with theirs in your opinion, does this source support or challenge their argument. This video describes what a primary source is and introduces students to the essential steps in reading and analyzing primary sources it walks through a ste. Primary sources losada, ngel, ed juan gin s de sep lveda a trav s de su espistolaro y nuevos documentos madrid, 1973 sep lveda, juan gin s de dem crates secundo o de la justas causas de la guerra contra los indios madrid, 1951. A guide to finding primary sources for history research. The analysis of primary source images helps scaffold and differentiate learning and aligns closely to the learning from audio recordings: analyzing primary sources learning from maps.
In the study of history as an academic discipline, a primary source (also called original source or evidence) is an artifact, a document, diary, manuscript, autobiography, a recording, or any other source of information that was created at the time under study. Document analysis worksheets document analysis is the first step in working with primary sources teach your students to think through primary source documents for contextual understanding and to extract information to make informed judgments. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources explain that students will be analyzing primary sources: original works from the time period being studied review the primary source analysis. Tools for educators contents: new tools how to use the library of congress web site primary source analysis tool, aka analysis tool for students (for all kinds of primary sources) interactive, web-based format.
Primary source analysis papers history of american environmental thought spring 2015 on several occasions during the semester you are reading a collection of primary sources relating. How to analyze a primary source a primary source is a first-hand account an event examples include newspapers, letters, diaries, photographs, sketches, music, and court case records historians, students, and professional researchers. Guidelines for the primary source analysis topic: select one primary source from the time period 1750-2000 that is (or will be) historically significant the type of document that you choose political, social, artistic, economic, philosophical, religious. Primary research involves collecting data about a given subject directly from the real world this section includes information on what primary research is, how to get started, ethics involved with primary research and different types of research you can do it includes details about interviews. English literature: selected electronic resources: primary versus secondary primary sources are original sources of information that have not yet been filtered through analysis primary sources differ both in content and format from discipline to discipline below are examples of.
What feelings and thoughts does the primary source trigger in you what questions does it raise analysis tools and thematic primary source sets from the library gods & goddesses mummi cation pharaoh pyramids temples time trades writing title: eygpt primary sources author: ernie. Y our goal in this assignment is to write a short summary analysis of a primary document relevant to the course that you have picked out yourself from the historical record, and then place it in its a copy of your primary source should be attached to the essay.
This page contains information about incorporating primary sources into learning activities and links to primary source analysis tools eastern illinois university is authorized to operate as a postsecondary educational institution by the illinois board of higher education. Primary source evaluations any time we attempt to find out what really happened in a situation, it is important to try to get first-hand accounts. Analysis is a type of primary research that involves finding and interpreting patterns in data, classifying those patterns, and generalizing the results. Directions: complete the following table using the primary source documents included you may use the textbook or internet research if necessary (15 points) document 2 to 3 bullet points of context of the author/subject of the document. Teaching primary and secondary sources guiding question for students how can i tell the difference between a primary and a secondary source primary source analysis fosters learner-led inquiry as students construct knowledge by interacting with a vari.