VT.6.3. Critical Evaluation: Analyzing Knowledge: Students analyze knowledge as a collection of selected facts and interpretations based on a particular historical or social setting.
H&SS5-6:1. Grade Level Expectation: Social and Historical Questioning: Students initiate an inquiry by:
5-6:1.a. Asking relevant and focusing questions that will lead to independent research based on what they have seen, what they have read, what they have listened to, and/or what they have researched (e.g., How will global warming affect me and my community? Does intolerance exist in my school or community?).
VT.6.4. History: Historical Connections: Students identify major historical eras and analyze periods of transition in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide, to interpret the influence of the past on the present.
H&SS5-6:10. Grade Level Expectation: Students show understanding of past, present, and future time by:
5-6:10.g. Explaining transitions between eras that occurred over time (e.g., the end of the Colonial era) as well as those that occurred as a result of a pivotal event (e.g., September 11th, the writing of the Declaration of Independence).