Choosing Your Sources: Authority
This video will discuss some of the types of sources you may encounter and what authority might mean in different contexts.
Question to consider: After watching the video above, think about what sources you consider the most important or authoritative. What criteria do you use?
Choosing Your Sources: Primary vs. Secondary
Watch the video to learn about the differences between primary and secondary sources and how they complement each other.
Words to Know:
Primary Sources are first-hand accounts or documents from people who had direct experience with the event.
Secondary Sources are sources that analyze, discuss, or interpret primary sources.