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Primary and Secondary Sources

Quiz by Debra Sims

Grade 6
Social Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    a first-hand or contemporary account of an event or topic.
    secondary source
    primary source
    30s
  • Q2
    interprets and analyzes primary sources.
    primary source
    secondary source
    30s
  • Q3
    created by someone who did not experience first-hand or participate in the events or conditions you’re researching
    primary source
    secondary source
    30s
  • Q4
    have not been modified by interpretation, offer original thought or new information, regardless of format.
    primary source
    socondary source
    30s
  • Q5
    Select the Primary Source
    textbooks
    essays
    biographies
    letters
    30s
  • Q6
    Select the primary source.
    encyclopedias
    textbook
    speeches
    historians
    30s
  • Q7
    Select the secondary source.
    Textbook
    videos
    photographs
    artifacts
    30s
  • Q8
    Select the primary source.
    photographs
    essays
    books that analyze
    articles
    30s
  • Q9
    Select the secondary source.
    historian
    clothing
    interviews
    music
    30s
  • Q10
    Select the primary source.
    A CNN reporter that analyzes speeches
    a speech by Barrack Obama
    30s
  • Q11
    Select the primary source.
    a gun from the civil war
    an article that analyzes weapons
    30s
  • Q12
    Select the secondary source.
    a letter written by George Washington
    a documentary on the History Channel that explains the life of past presidents
    30s
  • Q13
    select the secondary source.
    a video tape of the 9/11 bombing
    a movie that is based on what happened on 9/11
    30s
  • Q14
    Select the secondary source.
    The diary of Ann Frank
    An article that describes what life was like for Jews during World War II.
    30s
  • Q15
    Select the primary source.
    litarary criticism
    Government records such as census, marriage, military, etc.
    30s

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