Secondary sources are those we find outside the primary classroom sources (textbooks used in class and personal experience) of Kozol and Cisneros.
Here are some secondary sources outside of our class texts that I've incorporated into the class this semester. The whole point of research is to help us gather different and insightful knowledge related to our class themes, so that we can have a deeper and more diverse understanding of our topics. The only way to do this is to find multiple points of view that are credibile and interesting.
Now it's your turn. In class today, Wednesday, I want you to go out and try to find a good seconardary source that helps you better understand one of the two factors you will focus on in Essay Two.
Once you find the source, write about it and describe it in the Comments section here. Tell us how this source might help you in your essay, and then provide a link to this source at the end of your Comment.
Looking at rebuttals and alternative views is crucial to getting a broad view of an issue.
Here's a teacher who thinks the Khan Academy is NOT the whole answer!
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