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English 10: Step 3: Primary Source Summary

What is a Primary Resource?

This is a work in its original form.  For this research project, your novel is your primary source.  



You must read, take notes, study, and evaluate a body of work written by the author you choose.  

Locating Primary Sources on the Web

Locating Primary Sources on the Web 

Enter your search term and "primary source" in a Google search and you will find posted documents.  

Finding Full-Text Books Online


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Remember to Cite Sources!!

Citing your sources doesn't have to be hard. Just remember to get the information while you are in the source!





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