Humanity questions its existence in the historical process in order to make sense of history. This questioning continues in the context of past, present and future. With modern times, history has been an important tool in the construction of a common memory, social identity and future of nations. In this context, today, nation states consider it important to teach historical literacy to students by teachers in their curricula. In order to achieve this, first of all, it expects social studies teachers to be competent in historical literacy skills. This study aimed to determine the awareness level of social studies teachers about historical literacy. In this study, qualitative research method and case study design from research methods were used. The study group of the research consisted of 12 social studies teachers working in public schools in Aksaray in the 2022-2023 academic year. The criterion sampling strategy of non-random sampling was used in the study. The data obtained in the research were analyzed by descriptive content analysis method. In this study, it was concluded that social studies teachers have historical literacy skills.
past, history, history teaching, historical literacy