Maine Learning Results
ME.B. Civics and Government: Students draw on concepts from civics and government to understand political systems, power, authority, governance, civic ideals and practices, and the role of citizens in the community, Maine, the United States, and world.
B.1. Knowledge, Concepts, Themes, and Patterns of Civics/Government: Students understand the basic ideals, purposes, principles, structures, and processes of constitutional government in Maine and the United States as well as examples of other forms of government in the world.
B.1.a. Explain that the study of government includes the structures and functions of government and the political and civic activity of citizens.
ME.E. History: Students draw on concepts and processes from history to develop historical perspective and understand issues of continuity and change in the community, Maine, the United States, and world.
E.1. Historical Knowledge, Concepts, Themes, and Patterns: Students understand major eras, major enduring themes, and historic influences in the history of Maine, the United States, and various regions of the world.
E.1.a. Explain that history includes the study of past human experience based on available evidence from a variety of sources; and explain how history can help one better understand and make informed decisions about the present and future.
E.1.b. Identify and analyze major historical eras, major enduring themes, turning points, events, consequences, and people in the history of Maine, the United States and various regions of the world.
E.1.d. Analyze interpretations of historical events that are based on different perspectives and evidence.
E.2. Individual, Cultural, International, and Global Connections in History: Students understand historical aspects of unity and diversity in Maine, the United States, and various world cultures, including Maine Native Americans.
E.2.b. Identify and compare a variety of cultures through time, including comparisons of native and immigrant groups in the United States, and eastern and western societies in the world.
ME.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.