Identify primary and secondary sources in this short quiz
M. Miller, M. Callaghan, Scarborough Historical Museum
Scarborough Historical Museum Youth Program
Scarborough, Ontario, CANADA
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Each item is either a primary or secondary source. Drag the items and drop them on their correct location.
Items: diary, audio recording of Grandma talking about her life, history textbook, student report card
Is a birth certificate a primary or secondary source ?
Click on the object which is not a primary source ?
Choose three of the following that are most likely to have primary source documents ?
archives, theatre, reference library, internet, museum
A primary source is an original document or account that has survived from the past. True or False?
Primary Sources: Audio recording, Diary, student report card
Secondary Source: History textbook
A birth certificate is a primary source.
A history textbook is not a primary source, it is a secondary source.
Archives, reference libraries and museums are most likely to have primary source documents.