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(4.21) Science, technology, and society. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States and Texas;  
B: analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;  
C: organize and interpret information in outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;
D: identify different points of view about an issue, topic, historical event, or current event; and
E: use appropriate mathematical skills to interpret social studies information such as maps and graphs.

Created by Marsha Crow, Great Oaks Elementary School, Round Rock ISD, July 2001, modified June 2011.

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