SS.6.G.1. Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools and technology to report information.
SS.6.G.1.3. Identify natural wonders of the ancient world.
SS.6.G.1.6. Use a map to identify major bodies of water of the world, and explain ways they have impacted the development of civilizations.
SS.6.G.1.7. Use maps to identify characteristics and boundaries of ancient civilizations that have shaped the world today.
SS.6.G.2. Understand physical and cultural characteristics of places.
SS.6.G.2.1. Explain how major physical characteristics, natural resources, climate, and absolute and relative locations have influenced settlement, interactions, and the economies of ancient civilizations of the world.
SS.6.G.2.2. Differentiate between continents, regions, countries, and cities in order to understand the complexities of regions created by civilizations.
SS.6.G.2.3. Analyze the relationship of physical geography to the development of ancient river valley civilizations.
SS.6.G.2.4. Explain how the geographical location of ancient civilizations contributed to the culture and politics of those societies.
SS.6.G.2.6. Explain the concept of cultural diffusion, and identify the influences of different ancient cultures on one another.
SS.6.G.3. Understand the relationships between the Earth's ecosystems and the populations that dwell within them.
SS.6.G.3.1. Explain how the physical landscape has affected the development of agriculture and industry in the ancient world.
SS.6.G.3.2. Analyze the impact of human populations on the ancient world's ecosystems.
SS.6.G.4. Understand the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations.
SS.6.G.4.2. Use maps to trace significant migrations, and analyze their results.
SS.6.G.4.3. Locate sites in Africa and Asia where archaeologists have found evidence of early human societies, and trace their migration patterns to other parts of the world.
SS.6.G.4.4. Map and analyze the impact of the spread of various belief systems in the ancient world.
SS.6.G.5. Understand how human actions can impact the environment.
SS.6.G.5.1. Identify the methods used to compensate for the scarcity of resources in the ancient world.
SS.6.G.5.2. Use geographic terms and tools to explain why ancient civilizations developed networks of highways, waterways, and other transportation linkages.
SS.6.G.5.3. Use geographic tools and terms to analyze how famine, drought, and natural disasters plagued many ancient civilizations.
SS.6.G.6. Understand how to apply geography to interpret the past and present and plan for the future.
SS.6.G.6.2. Compare maps of the world in ancient times with current political maps.
SS.6.E.1. Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the development of a market economy.
SS.6.E.1.3. Describe the following economic concepts as they relate to early civilization: scarcity, opportunity cost, supply and demand, barter, trade, productive resources (land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship).
SS.6.E.2. Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the institutions, structure, and functions of a national economy.
SS.6.E.2.1. Evaluate how civilizations through clans, leaders, and family groups make economic decisions for that civilization providing a framework for future city-state or nation development.
SS.6.E.3. Understand the fundamental concepts and interrelationships of the United States economy in the international marketplace.
SS.6.E.3.1. Identify examples of mediums of exchange (currencies) used for trade (barter) for each civilization, and explain why international trade requires a system for a medium of exchange between trading both inside and among various regions.
SS.6.E.3.2. Categorize products that were traded among civilizations, and give examples of barriers to trade of those products.
SS.6.E.3.3. Describe traditional economies (Egypt, Greece, Rome, Kush) and elements of those economies that led to the rise of a merchant class and trading partners.
FL.SS.6.W. World History
SS.6.W.1. Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.
SS.6.W.1.4. Describe the methods of historical inquiry and how history relates to the other social sciences.
SS.6.W.1.6. Describe how history transmits culture and heritage and provides models of human character.
SS.6.W.2. Describe the emergence of early civilizations (Nile, Tigris-Euphrates, Indus, and Yellow Rivers, Meso and South American).
SS.6.W.2.3. Identify the characteristics of civilization.
SS.6.W.2.4. Compare the economic, political, social, and religious institutions of ancient river civilizations.
SS.6.W.2.5. Summarize important achievements of Egyptian civilization.
SS.6.W.2.6. Determine the contributions of key figures from ancient Egypt.
SS.6.W.2.10. Compare the emergence of advanced civilizations in Meso and South America with the four early river valley civilizations.
FL.LAFS.68.RH. READING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES 6–12
LAFS.68.RH.2. Craft and Structure
LAFS.68.RH.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
LAFS.68.RH.2.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
LAFS.68.RH.4. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
LAFS.68.RH.4.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.