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Topic: Evaluating historical sources 

Historical Understanding

 Standard 2.  Understands the historical perspective
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how to view the past in terms of the norms and values of the time
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to view the past in terms of the norms of the time period
     2.Knows how to view the past in terms of the values of the time period
   Benchmark 6.Evaluates historical fiction according to the accuracy of its content and the author's interpretation
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Evaluates historical fiction according to the accuracy of its content
     2.Evaluates historical fiction according to the accuracy of the author’s interpretation
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 12.Knows how to evaluate the credibility and authenticity of historical sources
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to evaluate the credibility of historical sources
     2.Knows how to evaluate the authenticity of historical sources
   Benchmark 13.Evaluates the validity and credibility of different historical interpretations
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to evaluate the credibility of historical interpretations
     2.Knows how to evaluate the validity of historical interpretations