Use this guide to differentiate between Primary and Secondary sources:
To learn about the BEAM Model, read the following article or check the video below.
Joseph Bizup (2008) BEAM: A Rhetorical Vocabulary for Teaching Research Based Writing, Rhetoric Review, 27:1, 72-86, DOI: 10.1080/07350190701738858
B - Background
E - Exhibit/Evidence
A - Argument
M - Method