What Are Primary Sources?

Let's Find Out! Social Studies Skills

Understanding primary sources helps young people become critical thinkers. After learning about the many different types of primary sources, such as diaries, speeches, oral histories, video clips, photographs, newspaper articles, artifacts, and political cartoons, students will understand that they are able to draw their own conclusions about the content in a historical source. They will become aware of the biases and limitations of voices from and about the past. photographs feature multiple primary sources, while sidebars encourage readers to engage with the text.

Library Bound Book List: $24.45 / S&L: $20.80
eBook List: $24.45 / S&L: $20.80

Reading Level: 2-3

Interest Level: 1-5

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-5081-0703-3
Author : Susanna Keller
Copyright : 2019
Language : English
Pages : 32
Trim : 8" x 8"
GRL : K
Dewey : 907.2--dc23
Detailed Table of Contents • Fact Boxes • Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Websites • Primary Sources