Finer grained standards that are part of this one
explain how historians analyze sources for frame of reference, historical context, and point of view to interpret historical events;
analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, drawing inferences and conclusions, and developing connections between historical events over time; and
construct a thesis on a social studies issue or event supported by evidence.
identify methods used by archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, and geographers to analyze evidence;
analyze primary and secondary sources to determine frame of reference, historical context, and point of view;
evaluate the validity of a source based on bias, corroboration with other sources, and information about the author;