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Topic: Conducting historical research 

Historical Understanding

 Standard 2.  Understands the historical perspective
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 6.Knows different types of primary and secondary sources and the motives, interests, and bias expressed in them (e.g., eyewitness accounts, letters, diaries, artifacts, photos; magazine articles, newspaper accounts, hearsay)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows different types of primary sources
     2.Knows different types of secondary sources
     3.Understands the motives expressed in primary sources
     4.Understands the motives expressed in secondary sources
     5.Understands the interests expressed in primary sources
     6.Understands the interests expressed in secondary sources
     7.Understands the biases expressed in primary sources
     8.Understands the biases expressed in secondary sources