Historical Thinking - A Review. History vs. Past. Past History Historical Thinking. Step 1: Write Everything you remember about the 1 st day of school. (5 minutes – use Point form). Step 2 Share Stories What were some differences? Why do those differences occur?.
History vs. Past
Step 3Think about the last 24 hours. What do you have of evidence that the event occurred?Example:I ate breakfast. Evidence: a Dirty bowl in the sinkI went to a play.Evidence: Ticket stubs from the Roxy Theatre
Go back to the activity where you wrote what happened the first day of school.
Let’s say I was a new person coming here and wanted to know what our 1st day of school was like – what would you tell me about the important parts of that day?
We just compared past and history.
History is the telling of a story. The storyteller picks some past events and writes or tells about it.
“His” - “Story”
A Social Studies textbook only explains some of someone’s story.
– Only some perspectives are shown because we don’t have all the evidence and there is just too much to include all of it.
Our understanding of the “evidence” can change.
There are six of them….
Example: Intentional > Leaving a note for someone
Accidental > Hitler > evidence of concentration camps