Unit 9.1/10.0 Historical Thinking

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annotation
symbols and notes that show what a reader is thinking while they read
annotate
the act of using symbols and notes to show what you are thinking while you read
argue
to prove a point by using evidence and explanation
argument
an explanation for a claim that uses evidence to support it
audience
the person or group of people that a message is for
author
person or group who created a source
bias
a strong opinion that is based more on emotion than in evidence
claim
an opinion supported by evidence
close read
the act of reading a source to identify the author's claim(s) or point of view and how they are making it
contextualize
the act of describing where an event took place, what led to it, and why
construct arguments
the act of explaining what happened in the past using relevant evidence from primary and secondary sources
corroborate
the act of comparing pieces of evidence to see where they agree or disagree
endure
last for a long time
enduring issue
a challenge or problem that has been debated or discussed across time
evidence
information that can be used for a specific purpose
explanation
a statement that makes something understandable. In a historical argument the explanation states why the evidence supports the claim.
geographic context
where a historical event took place and why it took place there; includes location, location relative to other places, geographic features, and climate
historical circumstances
the events that led to an event; includes the time period and larger historical trends as well as causes
historical context
the events that led to an event; includes the time period and larger historical trends as well as causes
history
an account of the past constructed from evidence This account of the past differs based on the author's point of view.
limitation
something that prevents a source from being reliable
point of view
an opinion; a claim
primary source
materials from the time period being studied
purpose
why something was created
reasoning
statements that show why the evidence supports the claim
reliability
the usefulness of information in a source for a given purpose
secondary source
sources based on primary sources and the work of other authors
significant
important; a significant event in history had long lasting effects on a lot people
source
the act of determining who created a document, when the document was created, where it was created and why it was created
source
something historians use to learn about the past
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