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.SP1.2 Classify a series of historical events and developments as examples of change and/or continuity.
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.SP2.2 Explain how and why perspectives of people have changed over time.
7.SP2.3 Analyze how people's perspectives 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.
7.SP3.1 Create compelling questions and supporting questions that reflect enduring issues about the world, past and present.
7.SP3.2 Use evidence drawn from multiple sources to develop and support claims and counterclaims in response to compelling questions.
7.SP3.3 Detect possible limitations in the historical record based on evidence collected from various kinds of historical sources.
7.SP3.4 Use questions generated about multiple sources, including international sources, to identify further areas of inquiry and additional sources.
7.SP3.5 Evaluate the relevance and utility of sources based on information such as author, date, origin, intended audience, and purpose.
7.SP3.6 Construct and present arguments based on claims and counterclaims while pointing out the strengths and limitations of those arguments.
7.SP3.7 Construct and present explanations using reasoning, correct sequence, examples and details, while acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of the explanations.
Thinking within the discipline involves the ability to analyze relationships among causes and effects and to create and support arguments using relevant evidence.
7.SP4.1 Explain the multiple causes and effects of events and developments in the past and present.
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.
By applying economic reasoning, individuals seek to understand the decisions of people, groups, and societies.
7.E2.1 Explain how economic decisions affect the well-being of individuals, businesses, and society.