Social studies Experiences and outcomes Learning in the social studies will enable me to: develop my understanding of the history, heritage and culture of Scotland, and an appreciation of my local and national heritage within the world broaden my understanding of the world by learning about human activities and achievements in the past and present develop my understanding of my own values, beliefs and cultures and those of others develop my understanding of the principles of democracy and citizenship through experience of critical and independent thinking explore and evaluate different types of sources and evidence learn how to locate, explore and link periods, people and events in time and place learn how to locate, explore and link features and places locally and further afield engage in activities which encourage enterprising attitudes develop an understanding of concepts that stimulate enterprise and influence business establish firm foundations for lifelong learning and for further specialised study and careers. Social studies: experiences and outcomes 1
People, past events and societies Early First Second Third Fourth I am aware that different types of evidence can help me to find out about the past. SOC 0-01a I understand that evidence varies in the extent to which it can be trusted and can use this in learning about the past. SOC 1-01a I can use primary and secondary sources selectively to research events in the past. SOC 2-01a I can use my knowledge of a historical period to interpret the evidence and present an informed view. SOC 3-01a I can evaluate conflicting sources of evidence to sustain a line of argument. SOC 4-01a I can make a personal link to the past by exploring items or images connected with important individuals or special events in my life. SOC 0-02a By exploring places, investigating artefacts and locating them in time, I have developed an awareness of the ways we remember and preserve Scotland’s history. SOC 1-02a I can interpret historical evidence from a range of periods to help to build a picture of Scotland’s heritage and my sense of chronology. SOC 2-02a I can make links between my current and previous studies, and show my understanding of how people and events have contributed to the development of the Scottish nation. SOC 3-02a I have developed a sense of my heritage and identity as a British, European or global citizen and can present arguments about the importance of respecting the heritage and identity of others. SOC 4-02a I can use evidence to recreate the story of a place or individual of local historical interest. SOC 1-03a I can investigate a Scottish historical theme to discover how past events or the actions of individuals or groups have shaped Scottish society.
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