A poster highlighting some examples of tertiary sources.
- Bibliographies: Also considered secondary.
- Dictionaries and encyclopedias: Also considered secondary.
- Fact books
- Indexes, abstracts and bibliographies used to locate primary and secondary sources
- Textbooks: Also considered secondary.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources...
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