Bar Graph – a means of displaying
data using the length of “bars” to represent the values of the data being displayed.
– a narrative account of a person’s life.
order – arranged in order of time occurrence.
Circle Graph – used
to display data that adds up to 100%.
Compass rose – orientation graphic
that indicates the direction north on a map or globe.
– to tell the who, what, when or where about something
Evaluate – make
judgments about the value of ideas or materials.
Explain- to give reasons for why something
Data – information organized in a pictorial way like a chart, graph or map.
– to recognize and name an object, person, or idea.
Interpretation – an explanation of
something that is not immediately obvious.
Legend – an explanatory
description to the features on a map or chart.
Line graph – a means of displaying
data by connecting lines between dots representing the values of a continuous variable.
Map – the representation
of all or part of the surface location on a flat piece of paper.
– a set of assumptions and hypotheses that is a simplified description of reality.
– in social studies narratives are stories or tales about events that identify the people involved,
describe the setting, and sequences the important events.
chart – used to display data that adds up to 100%.
Source Documents – original documents that help us learn about past people or events (e.g., letters, diaries, maps,
drawings, laws, statutes,).
Primary Sources – any document
or artifacts that is direct evidence of historical events including clothing, furniture, homes, recordings, documents and
– a series of gradual changes bringing about a result.
Processes – the series
of changes by which something develops (major world processes are population growth, economic development, urbanization, resource
use, international trade, global communication, and environmental impact).
Scale – on maps the relationship
or ratio between a linear measurement on a map and the corresponding distance on Earth’s surface. For example, the scale
1:1,000,000 means one unit (mile or kilometer) on the map and represents 1,000,000 similar units on Earth’s surface.
Also refers to the size of places or regions being studied.
Sources – summaries and interpretations of original artifacts.
Map – the representation of all or part of the surface location on a flat piece of paper drawn from
a stand – supporting one side of an issue of public policy.
– a graphic means of displaying historical events in chronological order.