Chronological reasoning requires understanding processes of change and continuity over time, which means assessing similarities and differences between historical periods and between the past and present.
6.SP1.1 Examine ways that historians and social scientist know about the past.
6.SP1.3 Classify a series of historical events and developments as examples of change and/or continuity.
6.SP1.4 Evaluate the significance of past events and their effect on students' lives and society.
Thinking within the discipline involves the ability to identify, compare, and evaluate multiple perspectives about a given event to draw conclusions about that event since there are multiple points of view about events and issues.
6.SP2.1 Explain how and why perspectives of people have changed throughout different historical eras.
6.SP2.2 Analyze how people's perspective influenced what information is available in the historical sources they created.
Historians and Social Scientist gather, interpret, and use evidence to develop claims and answer historical, economic, geographical, and political questions and communicate their conclusions.
6.SP3.1 Define and frame compelling and supporting questions about issues and events in the time-period and region studied.
6.SP3.2 Use evidence to develop claims and counterclaims in response to compelling questions in the time period and region studied.
6.SP3.3 Classify the kinds of historical sources used in secondary interpretations.
6.SP3.4 Use information about a historical source including the author, date, place of origin, intended audience, and purpose to judge the extent to which the source is useful for studying a topic and evaluate the credibility of the source.
6.SP3.5 Use questions generated about multiple sources to identify further areas of inquiry and additional sources.
6.SP3.6 Construct and present arguments using claims and evidence from multiple sources.
6.SP3.7 Construct and present explanations using reasoning, correct sequence, examples and details with relevant information and data.
Thinking within the discipline involves the ability to analyze relationships among causes and effects and to create and support arguments using relevant evidence.
6.SP4.1 Explain the multiple causes and effects of events and developments in the past.
6.SP4.2 Organize applicable evidence into a coherent argument about the past.
Citizens have individual rights, roles, and responsibilities.
6.C2.1 Analyze the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie points of view regarding civic issues in the time period and regions studied.
6.H3.2 Generate questions to examine the similarities and differences between major world religions and the role of religion in the formation of regions and their cultural, political, economic, and social identity.
6.H3.3 Explain why communities, states, and nations have different motivations for their choices including individual rights, freedoms, and responsibilities.
Patterns of social and political interactions have shaped people, places, and events throughout history and continue to shape the modern world.
6.H4.1 Describe how different group identities such as racial, ethnic, class, gender, regional, and immigrant/migration status emerged and contributed to societal and regional development, characteristics, and interactions over time.