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.
7.SP1.1 Analyze connections among events and developments in broader historical contexts.
7.SP1.3 Evaluate the significance of past events and their effect on students' lives and global society.
7.SP1.4 Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are historically significant.
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.
7.SP2.1 Analyze multiple factors that influence the perspectives of people during different historical eras.
7.C4.4 Explain challenges people face and opportunities they create in addressing local, regional, and global problems at various times and places. Apply a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions and act in local, regional, and global communities.