– Primary Source Analysis Write-Up

Now that you have watched the video on “How to Contextualize and Analyze a Primary Source,” select any primary source from our course and in about a page, describe its significance. This means you will say something about its context and what the broader importance of the source is in history. In addition to rewatching the video, you can also access the presentation itself, also titled, “How to Contextualize and Analyze a Primary Source.”

You choose a Primary Source from this ppt. For example, you can choose “The Analects of Confucius” which is easier to write. Then you talk about the Context of the Analects. Then give a general introduction to what Narrative told. Then analyze the significance of the Analects to China. Finally, summarize the Analysis. Discuss the author of the Analects and its impact on Chinese society