history skill set

  1. using a timeline
  2. knowing general geography
  3. difference between primary and secondary sources
  4. reading a textbook
  5. placing a single-level primary source in context
  6. placing a two-level primary source in context
  7. interpreting the meaning of a primary source (textual analysis/glossing/text explication)
  8. interpreting a visual source
  9. recognizing a historical thesis
  10. recognizing appropriate evidence
  11. developing your own thesis
  12. proving an argument
  13. examining historiography
  14. solving mysteries
  15. developing larger themes
  16. researching sources
  17. constructing knowledge