Standard 1: Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.

General Information
Number: SS.912.W.1
Title: Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: World History

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.912.W.1.In.a
Use a timeline to show the relationship of historical events.
SS.912.W.1.In.b
Identify terms of time sequence, such as decade, century, and era.
SS.912.W.1.In.c
Examine and describe information in primary and secondary sources, such as artifacts, images, and auditory and written sources.
SS.912.W.1.In.d
Identify basic uses of historical inquiry and the relation to geography, economics, and civics.
SS.912.W.1.In.e
Recognize differences in interpretations of historians about events.
SS.912.W.1.In.f
Identify the role of history in shaping the identity of culture and character.

Supported

SS.912.W.1.Su.a
Use a simple timeline to identify the relationship of historical events.
SS.912.W.1.Su.b
Recognize terms of time sequence, such as decade and century.
SS.912.W.1.Su.c
Identify information in a primary and secondary source, such as artifacts, images, and auditory and written sources.
SS.912.W.1.Su.d
Recognize a use of historical inquiry and the relation to geography, economics, and civics.
SS.912.W.1.Su.e
Recognize that interpretations of historians may differ.
SS.912.W.1.Su.f
Recognize the role of history in shaping the identity of culture and character.

Participatory

SS.912.W.1.Pa.a
Use a simple pictorial timeline to recognize a sequence of events.
SS.912.W.1.Pa.b
Recognize terms that relate to time, such as day, week, month, and year.
SS.912.W.1.Pa.c
Recognize sources of information, such as artifacts, images, and auditory and written sources.
SS.912.W.1.Pa.d
Recognize sources of information, such as artifacts, images, and auditory and written sources.
SS.912.W.1.Pa.e
Recognize sources of information, such as artifacts, images, and auditory and written sources.
SS.912.W.1.Pa.f
Recognize a characteristic of cultural identity.

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Lesson Plans

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Type: Lesson Plan

Buried in Ash: New Revelations of an Ancient Culture:

In this lesson, students read a non-fiction text as they learn of the artifacts unearthed from the remains of a Salvadoran village preserved in volcanic ash much like Pompeii. Students will discover how researchers piece together evidence to determine the significance the artifacts reveal in illustrating the daily lives of this ancient people. As students come to understand the researchers use the artifacts to infer religious, cultural and economic aspects of the Ceren village, they will answer text-dependent questions and compose a multi-paragraph writing response (sample answer keys included) asking students to describe the power of this natural disaster to destroy this ancient culture yet preserve its details for future generations to learn from.

Type: Lesson Plan

Text Resource

Buried in Ash, Ancient Salvadoran Village Shows Images of Daily Life:

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Type: Text Resource

Video/Audio/Animation

Yorktown: Now or Never:

View a 10-part video on the Battle of Yorktown, the culminating battle of the Revolutionary War. With French aid, George Washington led American troops to a victory that ensured American independence.

In addition to the video, you will find primary source documents and a graphic organizer to help you analyze the Battle of Yorktown in greater detail.

Type: Video/Audio/Animation

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View a 10-part video on the Battle of Yorktown, the culminating battle of the Revolutionary War. With French aid, George Washington led American troops to a victory that ensured American independence.

In addition to the video, you will find primary source documents and a graphic organizer to help you analyze the Battle of Yorktown in greater detail.

Type: Video/Audio/Animation

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