South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.H. Grade 6 World History
K‐12.H.2. Students will analyze and evaluate the impact of people, events, ideas and symbols upon history using multiple sources.
6.H.2.3. Analyze the development and cultural contributions including large‐scale empires and major religions.
6.H.2.4. Analyze the development and cultural contributions that gave rise to economic systems and political institutions.
K‐12.H.4. Students will identify and evaluate the causes and effects of past, current and potential events, issues and problems.
6.H.4.3. Explain how events and ideas in ancient civilizations influence humans today.
K‐12.H.5. Students will develop historical research skills.
6.H.5.1. Identify the difference between a compelling question and supporting questions.
SD.K-12.C. Grade 6 Civics/Government
K‐12.C.1. Students will explain, compare and contrast, and analyze the historical principles and philosophical purposes and various forms of governments.
6.C.1.1. Compare and contrast ancient forms of government.
SD.K-12.E. Grade 6 Economics
K‐12.E.4. Students will explain how different economic systems coordinate and facilitate the exchange, production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
6.E.4.1. Explain societies’ attempts throughout history to satisfy their basic needs and wants.
6.E.4.2. Identify basic economic systems present throughout ancient civilizations and how those systems contributed to the success or failure of the respective civilization.
6.E.4.3. Identify the effects of economic systems on society.
SD.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.