Review-Historical Thinking & Skills Objective: Understand historical thinking and skills.
Team Name • Must be school appropriate. • Each group will have 30 seconds to choose a team name.
Directions • Each group will have a dry erase board, dry erase marker, and a tissue. • Each group will have 30 seconds to answer the question. • Each group has the opportunity to earn a point each round. • Lights On=Work Together to Answer Question • Lights Off=A group member will hold the dry erase board up for the teacher to check and all talking stops.
Vocab. • original records of the event under investigation; a document which describes an event by its witnesses or first recorders
Question • In which situation would a historian need to use secondary sources? • A. when explaining battlefield decisions of World War I generals • B. when researching different interpretations of World War I • C. when trying to understand the personal experiences of World War I soldiers • D. when studying the private lives of World War I leaders
Vocab. • one sided information used to guide readers to a particular conclusion
Question • In a research paper, a statement (written or spoken) of belief that intends to offer a basic explanation of something is called the • A. bias • B. support • C. credibility • D. thesis
Vocab. • to prove wrong by evidence or argument
Question • “The percentage of eligible voters who voted in the most recent election is down 4 percent,” reported Ethel Goetz, of the National Voting Commission. The statement above • A. is based on emotion rather than facts • B. is from a source identified as an expert on the subject • C. contains opinions that are not supported by data • D. contains information that cannot be verified as true or false
Question • What term is used to refer to an oversimplified generalization about an entire group of people without regard for individual difference? • A. stereotype • B. logical • C. credible • D. reliable