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Evaluating Sources Review

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  • Q1
    1. To determine who fired first in a battle I read multiple accounts from people on both sides of the fight.
    Contextualization
    Corroboration
    Sourcing
    30s
  • Q2
    Christopher Columbus wrote a journal in 1493 about his interactions with Native people in the Americas. Based in this information I think it is reliable.
    Sourcing
    Corroboration
    Contextualization
    30s
  • Q3

    Columbus introduced the Afro-Eurasian world to the Americas when he landed in the Caribbean in 1492.  Other other European countries then sent explorers to find new land for colonization.

    Corroboration
    Sourcing
    Contextualization
    30s
  • Q4
    The writers of the Declaration of Independence were influenced by the enlightenment thinkers at the time.
    Sourcing
    Contextualization
    Corroboration
    30s
  • Q5
    I don’t trust this document because I did lateral reading which helped me find that this source was written by a business to promote their products instead of just to inform people.
    Sourcing
    Contextualization
    Corroboration
    30s
  • Q6
    A video, journal entry and article about President Polk all say that he wanted to expand U.S. territory.
    Contextualization
    Sourcing
    Corroboration
    30s
  • Q7
    This document is an excerpt from a trial and is an official document so I think it is reliable.
    Contextualization
    Sourcing
    Corroboration
    30s
  • Q8
    When reading Sojourner Truth’s Ain’t I a woman I remember Sojourner truth was a slave who escaped to freedom. She then fought for freedom for other slaves and for women’s rights. This information help’s me understand it better.
    Sourcing
    Corroboration
    Contextualization
    30s
  • Q9
    The first thing I do when I get a document is to look at who wrote it, when it was written and try to determine why it was written.
    Contextualization
    Sourcing
    Corroboration
    30s
  • Q10

    Only reading a secondary sources that talks about how brutal Genghis Kahn is does not give me the full story about the Mongols impact on history.

    Corroboration
    Sourcing
    Contextualization
    30s
  • Q11
    1. To determine who fired first in a battle I read multiple accounts from people on both sides of the fight.
    Sourcing
    Contextualization
    Corroboration
    30s
  • Q12

    When I am writing I use quotes from my sources to support my claim.

    Sourcing

    Corroboration

    Textual Evidence

    Contextualization

    30s
  • Q13

    In order to make sure this article online is reliable I need to research the website.

    Citing

    Contextualization

    Corroboration

    Lateral Reading

    30s
  • Q14

    When I use evidence from texts to support my claims I always include the name, author and date of the source.

    Citing

    Contextualization

    Lateral Reading

    Corroboration

    30s

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