Finer grained standards that are part of this one
understand and use the online, print, and media references available in the classroom, school, and public libraries, including:
evaluate the validity and authenticity of texts, using questions, such as:
prevent plagiarism and its consequences by giving credit to authors when idea and/or words are used in research.
differentiate between a primary and secondary source.
provide a list of sources using a standard form for documenting primary and secondary sources.
understand that a primary source is an original document or a firsthand or eyewitness account of an event.
understand that a secondary source discusses information originally presented somewhere else. Secondary sources provide analysis, interpretation, or evaluation of the original information.