Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS06-S2. World History
SS06-S2C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues.
SS06-S2C1-04. Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
SS06-S2C2. Early Civilizations: The geographic, political, economic and cultural characteristics of early civilizations significantly influenced the development of later civilizations.
SS06-S2C2-07. Describe the development of the following types of government and citizenship in ancient Greece and Rome: a) democracy; b) republics/empires.
SS06-S2C2-09. Identify the roles and contributions of individuals in the following ancient civilizations: a) Greece and Greek empires (i.e., Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Sophocles, Euripides, Pericles, Homer, Alexander the Great); b) Rome (i.e., Julius Caesar, Augustus); c) China (i.e., Qin Shi Huan Di, Confucius); d) Egypt (i.e., Hatshepsut, Ramses, Cleopatra)
SS06-S2C2-10. Describe the transition from the Roman Empire to the Byzantine Empire: a) 'decline and fall' of the Roman Empire; b) Empire split in eastern and western regions; c) capital moved to Byzantium/Constantinople; d) Germanic invasions.
SS06-S2C3. World in Transition: People of different regions developed unique civilizations and cultural identities characterized by increased interaction, societal complexity and competition.
SS06-S2C3-01. Describe aspects (e.g., geographic origins, founders and their teachings, traditions, customs, beliefs) of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
SS06-S3C3. Functions of Government: Laws and policies are developed to govern, protect, and promote the well-being of the people.
SS06-S3C3-03. Describe the impact of the Roman republic on ancient Romans and how it relates to current forms of government.
SS06-S4C4. Human Systems: Human cultures, their nature, and distribution affect societies and the Earth.
SS06-S4C4-04. Identify how factors such as river/coastal civilizations and trade influenced the location, distribution, and interrelationships of economic activities over time and in different regions.
SS06-S4C6. Geographic Applications: Geographic thinking (asking and answering geographic questions) is used to understand spatial patterns of the past, the present, and to plan for the future.
SS06-S4C6-01. Describe ways geographic features and conditions influenced settlement in various locations (e.g., near waterways, on high terrain, with adequate fresh water, on good land for farming, in temperate climates) throughout different periods of time, places, and regions.
AZ.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.