Final Exit Slip for Primary/Secondary Sources
Final Check on Primary/Secondary Sources
Your First and Last Name:
1. What is a primary source?
Secondhand account of an event.
2. What is a secondary source?
An original document.
An evaluation or opinion about an event based on what someone has heard from others.
3. Which one is a primary source?
A journal article written by a soldier in World War I
A biography about an athlete
A web site describing a what war may have been like.
4. Which one is a secondary source?
A piece of china from the Titanic wreckage.
A uniform war by a nurse in the Civil War.
A tweet by a famous musician.
A reporter's article about a political event based on wire reports.
5. What question does a historian ask a source?
All of the above
None of the above
6. Which of these is a secondary source?
A newspaper article from 2014 about the 45th anniversary of the first moonwalk.
Michele Obama’s diary.
An interview with an American soldier who fought in the Vietnam War.
A coin used by people today in Ireland.
7. Look at the painting below, The Last Moments of John Brown, which shows John Brown under heavy guard, kissing a young African American child, as he leaves a jail on his way to be hanged. What can be learned from this source?
This takes place a long time ago.
The person who painted this sees John Brown as a gentleman.
There is a possibility that someone may try to help John Brown escape.
All of the above.
The Last Moments of John Brown to be used for question 7.
8. Use this document about Anne Frank to answer questions 8, 9, 10. Based on this document, what type of primary source is this?
The Diary of a Young Girl
A blog post
9. Using the document about Anne Frank who is the author of the source?
Jews in Germany
Anne Frank's Family
10. Using the document about Anne Frank, what do the Nazis do if they find any Jews living in the house?
They speak to them and move on to the next house.
The Nazis only take a few of the Jews living in the house.
The Nazis take all of the Jews living in the house.
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