Historical Thinking Skills:

SQ 1. What is history? How does point of view affect it?

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  • 9.1/10.0 SQ 1. What is history? How does point of view affect it?
    Explain how perspective affects the histories of two people involved in the lunchroom fight.
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    9.1/10.0 SQ 1. What is history? How does point of view affect it?

    Given two "histories" from the lunchroom fight, answer the following questions.
    1. History is an account of the past constructed from evidence. What evidence did Justin and Max use to construct their histories of the lunchroom fight?
    2. How are Justin and Max's histories of the lunchroom fight different?
    3. How did Justin and Max's points of view affect their histories?