Kansas Academic Standards
KS.6.AWH. Ancient World History
AWH.3. Ancient Rome (approx. 753 BCE – approx. 1453 CE)
Sample Compelling Questions
AWH.3.1. How did Rome’s expansion affect trade? (Standard 1)
AWH.3.2. How did changing views on freedom of worship in the Roman Empire affect the spread of Christianity? (Standard 2)
AWH.3.4. How do Roman accomplishments continue to impact our lives today? (Standard 4)
AWH.3.5. How did Rome’s location on the Mediterranean affect its growth into a world power? (Standard 5)
KS.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.