Standard 1: Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.

General Information
Number: SS.6.W.1
Title: Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 6
Strand: World History

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Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.6.W.1.In.a
Use a simple timeline to identify the sequence of historical events.
SS.6.W.1.In.b
Identify terms for time periods, such as decade and century.
SS.6.W.1.In.c
Describe information found in a primary and secondary source, such as artifacts, images, photos, sounds, and written documents.
SS.6.W.1.In.d
Identify basic methods of historical inquiry and how history relates to geography, economics, and civics.
SS.6.W.1.In.e
Identify the role of historians and recognize that interpretations of historians may differ.
SS.6.W.1.In.f
Identify how history transmits culture and models of human character.

Supported

SS.6.W.1.Su.a
Use a simple pictorial timeline to identify the sequence of historical events.
SS.6.W.1.Su.b
Recognize terms for time periods, such as a decade.
SS.6.W.1.Su.c
Identify basic information found in a primary and secondary source, such as artifacts, images, photos, sounds, and written documents.
SS.6.W.1.Su.d
Recognize a method of historical inquiry and how history relates to geography, economics, and civics.
SS.6.W.1.Su.e
Recognize the role of historians.
SS.6.W.1.Su.f
Recognize how history transmits culture.

Participatory

SS.6.W.1.Pa.a
Use a simple pictorial timeline to identify an event.
SS.6.W.1.Pa.b
Recognize terms that relate to time, such as today and tomorrow.
SS.6.W.1.Pa.c
Recognize information from a source, such as artifacts, images, photos, sounds, or written documents.
SS.6.W.1.Pa.d
Recognize information from a source, such as artifacts, images, photos, sounds, or written documents.
SS.6.W.1.Pa.e
Recognize information from a source, such as artifacts, images, photos, sounds, or written documents.
SS.6.W.1.Pa.f
Recognize a characteristic of culture.

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Historical Analysis: The Three Bad Little Pigs:

Historical analysis involves the discovery and interpretation of evidence to evaluate an event in time. This lesson introduces students to conflicting primary sources and provides them with a framework to assist in their interpretations as they compare/contrast two versions of the same event with James Marshall's The Three Little Pigs and Jon Scieszka's The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs.

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Great Leaders of Ancient Egypt:

In this lesson, students will learn about seven of Egypt's most famous pharaohs. They will discuss leadership styles and draw conclusions about the success of each of these pharaohs. After learning about the personality and life of each pharaoh, students will break into groups to create in-depth projects about one of these seven pharaohs and will teach others in the class about this leader.

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