Historical Thinking Skills
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what brought about an event over the short and long term
Continuity and Change over Time
identifying similarities and differences between time periods
organizing history into blocks of time
analyzing multiple perspectives on the same historical development
identifying how a historical development is influenced by larger historical developments
responding to a question with a well reasoned response with the support of relevant and reliable evidence
Relevant Historical Evidence
using appropriate information to draw conclusions
evaluating sources and then constructing an ORIGINAL view of historical events
identifying a substantial and logical connection between different historical time periods
drawing a conclusion and acting on choices base on an investigation of possibilities
A source created during the time period being discussed and offers firsthand information.
A source created after the time period being discussed and provides secondhand information.
A process by which one endeavors to discover an answer to an essential question.
The act of questioning why things happen in history.
A judgement or decision that is made based on known facts, evidence, and reasoning.
factually sound based on corroboration
being connected and applicable to the historical development being studied
necessary to get a complete picture of a historical development
Facts, quotes, and observations that prove your claim.
A subjective point of view that may be pre-conceived or unreasoned