Ch 3: Analysis of Connected Events: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.3

About This Chapter

Maintain Common Core standards and explain how to analyze connected events in history to your ninth and tenth graders with the help of this chapter. Use lesson videos and quizzes to maintain interest and gauge understanding.

Standard: Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.

About This Chapter

When students can effectively analyze event serialization, they can better understand cause and effect, and the difference between causation and correlation. High school students who study this may also be able to better write about sequences and understand connections between various historical events. Use the lessons in this chapter to help students understand:

  • How event effects can help indicate correlation or causation
  • The relationship between cause and effect and how to find it
  • The meaning of historical change

Mastery of this subject means that students can accurately identify related events in history and how they interact in meaningful ways. Students should also be able to write effectively about connected events and make clear arguments as to how they relate.

How to Use These Lessons in Your Classroom

You can integrate these lesson suggestions into your classroom to help meet Common Core standards.

Construct A Timeline

At the end of the chapter, have students create a timeline of the historical era you are studying that shows how various points in history intersect. Hang the timeline up in the classroom and review the intersecting points as necessary.

Create A Causation/Correlation Writing Activity

After reviewing the lesson on causation and correlation, find two historically close events and ask students to write compelling arguments about whether, or how, the events affected each other in 150 words or less. Have students do this activity for multiple events to see how well they understand the concept of causation and correlation.

Use Lesson Quizzes to Review Information

Have students take the end-of-lesson quizzes to determine their understanding of the information. Use this data to review any missed information.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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