Illinois Learning Standards for Social Science — Grade 6


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SS.IS.1.6

Create essential questions to help guide inquiry about a topic.

SS.IS.2.6

Ask essential and focusing questions that will lead to independent research.

SS.IS.3.6

Determine sources representing multiple points of view that will assist in organizing a research plan.

SS.IS.4.6.LC

Determine the value of sources by evaluating their relevance and intended use.

SS.IS.4.6.MdC

Determine the credibility of sources based upon their origin, authority and context.

SS.IS.4.6.MC

Gather relevant information from credible sources and determine whether they support each other.

SS.IS.5.6.LC

Appropriately cite all sources utilized.

SS.IS.5.6.MdC

Identify evidence from multiple sources to support claims, noting its limitations.

SS.IS.5.6.MC

Develop claims and counterclaims while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both.