What is History? - Lesson for Kids


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History involves the events that have taken place in the _____.

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1. Which of the following topics would you learn about in US History?

2. What do historians do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the study of history. You will need to identify different concepts related to history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll make sure you know about:

  • When history has taken place
  • Events in United States history
  • The work of historians

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of history to identify major events that have taken place in the U.S.
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the reasons studying history is important
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about what historians do and the most important thing in their work

Additional Learning

If you would like to find out more about this topic, read the lesson titled What is History? - Lesson for Kids. New information covered will include:

  • What chronicles are
  • Examples of historical artifacts
  • Different types of history