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Skills

The student will develop responsible citizenship and develop skills for historical and geographical analysis including the ability to

  1. identify and interpret artifacts and primary and secondary source documents to understand events in history;

  2. determine cause and effect relationships;

  3. compare and contrast historical events;

  4. draw conclusions and make generalizations;

  5. make connections between past and presents;

  6. sequence events in Virginia History;

  7. interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives;

  8. evaluate and discuss issues orally and in writing;

  9. analyze and interpret maps to explain relationships among landforms, water features, climactic characteristics, and historical events.

LITERATURE RESOURCES

Cocke, William.
A Historic Album of Virginia. Brookfield: The Mellbrook Press, 1995. A history of Virginia from its early exploration and settlement to today is presented in this book about the Commonwealth.

Sirvaitis, Karen.
Virginia: Hello U.S.A. Minneapolis: Lerner Publication, 2002. An introduction to the land, history, people, and environment of Virginia is covered in this book of photographs and information about Virginia.





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