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Understanding a Source's Strengths and Weaknesses

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Which was mentioned in this lesson as a possible weakness of eye-witness/veteran testimonies?

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1. Which is NOT a primary source?

2. Any type of communication specifically designed to encourage viewers to adopt a certain perspective is referred to as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Specifically, we'll focus on topics such as primary sources, factual information, weaknesses of eye-witness testimonies, and communication that encourages a specific type of view.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, you'll be tested on:

  • The origin of factual information
  • Reasons eye-witness testimonies aren't the best
  • Examples of primary sources
  • The name of communication created to press a certain outlook

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding eye-witness testimonies and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of primary sources
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different types of communication

Additional Learning

When you read our associated lesson called Understanding a Source's Strengths and Weaknesses, you'll have the chance to find out more about:

  • What sources do
  • Primary and secondary sources
  • How to evaluate a source's strengths and weaknesses
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