Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Propose and revise research questions related to a current social studies issue.
Determine the nature and extent of information needed.
Locate and access relevant information that includes multiple perspectives from varied sources.
Demonstrate facility with note-taking, organizing information, and creating bibliographies.
Distinguish between primary and secondary sources.
Evaluate and verify the credibility of the information found in print and non-print sources.
Use additional sources to resolve contradictory information.
Summarize and interpret information found in varied sources and/or from fieldwork, experiments, and interviews.
Select a clear supportable position.
Present a well-supported position, based on findings that integrate paraphrasing, quotations, and citations, to a variety of audiences.