Social Studies

Analyzing and Creating Text Features in a Social Studies Context

• Identify aspects of a historical document that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose at a satisfactory level
• Compare treatments of the same social studies topic in various primary and secondary sources, noting discrepancies between and among the sources at a satisfactory level

Applying Social Studies Concepts to the Analysis and Construction of Arguments

• Identify the chronological structure of a historical narrative and sequence steps in a process at a
satisfactory level
• At a satisfactory level, compare differing sets of ideas related to political, historical, economic, geographic, or societal contexts; evaluate the assumptions and implications inherent in differing positions
• Identify instances of bias or propagandizing at a satisfactory level
• Analyze how a historical context shapes an author’s point of view at a satisfactory level