Research, Evidence, and Point of View, Grades 6–8

5. Students detect the different historical points of view on historical events and determine the context in which the historical statements were made (the questions asked, sources used, author’s perspectives.

Historical Interpretation, Grades 6–8

1. Students explain the central issues and problems from the past, placing people and events in a matrix of time and place.

Historical Interpretation, Grades 9–12

3. Students interpret past events and issues within the context in which an event unfolded rather than solely in terms of present-day norms and values.