Explain how a question represents key ideas in the field.
Explain points of agreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a compelling question.
Explain points of agreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a supporting question.
Explain how the relationship between supporting questions and compelling questions is mutually reinforcing.
Determine the kinds of sources that will be helpful in answering compelling and supporting questions, taking into consideration multiple points of views represented in the sources.
Describe the roles of political, civil, and economic organizations in shaping people's lives.
Explain how economic decisions affect the well-being of individuals, businesses, and society.
Explain how the relationship between the environmental characteristics of places and production of goods influences the spatial patterns of world trade.
Analyze the combinations of cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar to and different from other places.
Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.
Analyze multiple factors that influenced the perspectives of people during different historical eras.
Gather relevant information from multiple sources while using the origin, authority, structure, context, and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection.
Develop claims and counterclaims while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both.
Construct arguments using claims and evidence from multiple sources, while acknowledging the strengths and limitations of the arguments.
Present adaptations of arguments and explanations on topics of interest to others to reach audiences and venues outside the classroom using print and oral technologies (e.g., posters, essays, letters, debates, speeches, reports, and maps) and digital technologies (e.g., Internet, social media, and digital documentary).