Historical Investigation - Section 1

Identification and Evaluation of Sources


Section 1 requires students to analyze in detail TWO (2) of the sources used in the investigation. The sources can be either primary or secondary sources. Students should use the OPCVL context to complete this section. Student MUST:

A. Clearly state the Research Question

B. Explain the nature of the two (2) sources

C. Explain the relevance of the two (2) sources to the investigation

D. Analyze the two (2) sources in detail with reference to ORIGINS, PURPOSE, CONTENT, VALUES, and LIMITATIONS.

A suggested number of words for this section is 500.

Section 1 Instructions

See Student-Written Examples of Section 1

Section 1 Markbands

Section 1 Markbands