Topic 1 Investigating History • interpret and construct time lines • define the terms that describe historical periods of time • the terminology and concepts of historical time, including year, decade, generation, century, age, BC/AD, BCE/CE • sequence societies and events within specific periods of time • ask historical questions • distinguish between fact and opinion • draw some conclusions about the usefulness of sources including a website • examine differing historical perspectives and interpretations • explain cause and effect • identify significant people of the past • examine the motives for people. s actions in the past • the process of historical inquiry: .
Fact and opinion . • the usefulness of sources as evidence including a website . • differing perspectives . cause and effect . history as the study of people • explain the consequences of people. s actions • describe some aspects of family/community heritage • heritage issues • appreciate the value of preserving and conserving our heritage Ancient Egypt • the origins of the society or period • identify the origins of the society or historical period • daily life of men and women in the society or period • describe how both men and women lived in the society or period •
Civics and citizenship in the society or period • describe the way in which the people of the society or period were governed • describe the rights and freedoms of different groups in the society or period • beliefs and values of the people of the society or period • explain the beliefs and values of the society • impact of significant people and/or events • explain the impact made by significant people and/or events on the society or period • contacts with other peoples • outline the contacts that the society had with other peoples.
History, has been, and will continue to be, an important part of society. Frederick Jackson Turner once said, Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with references to the conditions uppermost in its own times. (New) Today our culture views some events as significant and others that have impacted society just as much, oftentimes do not ...