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Standard 2:World History Commencement

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in world history and examine the broad sweep of history from a variety of perspectives.

Key Idea 1:  The study of world history requires an understanding of world cultures and civilizations, including an analysis of important ideas, social and cultural values, beliefs, and traditions. This study also examines the human condition and the connections and interactions of people across time and space and the ways different people view the same event or issue from a variety of perspectives.Performance Indicators:  This is evident when students 

Key Idea 2:  Establishing timeframes, exploring different periodizations, examining themes across time and within cultures, and focusing on important turning points in world history help organize the study of world cultures and civilizations.
Performance Indicators:  This is evident when students

Key Idea 3:  Study of the major social, political, cultural, and religious developments in world history involves learning about the important roles and contributions of individuals and groups.                    
Performance Indicators:  This is evident when students

Key Idea 4: The skills of historical analysis include the ability to investigate differing and competing interpretations of the theories of history, hypothesize about why interpretations change over time, explain the importance of historical evidence, and understand the concepts of change and continuity over time.
Performance Indicators:  This is evident when students