CA Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills

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.

Research, Evidence, and Point of View, Grades 9–12

3. Students evaluate major debates among historians concerning alternative interpretations of the past, including an analysis of authors' use of evidence and the distinctions between sound generalizations and misleading oversimplifications.