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RULE §113.41United States History Studies Since 1877 (One Credit), Adopted 2018

    (B) describe how the free enterprise system drives technological innovation and its application in the marketplace such as cell phones, inexpensive personal computers, and global positioning products.

  (28) Social studies skills. The student understands how historians use historiography to interpret the past and applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:

    (A) analyze primary and secondary sources such as maps, graphs, speeches, political cartoons, and artifacts to acquire information to answer historical questions;

    (B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing and contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations, making predictions, drawing inferences, and drawing conclusions;

    (C) apply the process of historical inquiry to research, interpret, and use multiple types of sources of evidence;

    (D) evaluate the validity of a source based on corroboration with other sources and information about the author, including points of view, frames of reference, and historical context; and

    (E) identify bias and support with historical evidence a point of view on a social studies issue or event.

  (29) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:

    (A) create written, oral, and visual presentations of social studies information using effective communication skills, including proper citations and avoiding plagiarism; and

    (B) use social studies terminology correctly.

  (30) Social studies skills. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:

    (A) create a visual representation of historical information such as thematic maps, graphs, and charts; and

    (B) pose and answer questions about geographic distributions and patterns shown on maps, graphs, charts, and available databases.

  (31) Social studies skills. The student uses problem-solving and decision-making skills, working independently and with others. The student is expected to use problem-solving and decision-making processes to identify a problem, gather information, list and consider options, consider advantages and disadvantages, choose and implement a solution, and evaluate the effectiveness of the solution.

Source Note: The provisions of this §113.41 adopted to be effective August 23, 2010, 35 TexReg 7232; amended to be effective August 1, 2019, 44 TexReg 1988

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