- How must sources be analysed?
- What is TADPOLE?
- How can you use TADPOLE?
- What else is important when analysing sources?
How to analyse sources
Sources can be difficult to understand at face value, which is why there are specific ways of examining them to extract the necessary information.
TADPOLE is an acronym that can be used across all grades to aid in source analysis.
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What comes next?
Once a source has been analysed, there are three key areas to that need to be questioned:
Once you are able to answer these questions, the source has been fully examined.
Consider the Slave Trade source
Explain whether this source is useful or not.
How reliable is this source?
Whose perspective is this source from and who else may have a different perspective?
Mark this unit as complete and move to the next unit.