SS.6.G.4. Understand the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations.
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.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.
SS.6.E.3.4. Describe the relationship among civilizations that engage in trade, including the benefits and drawbacks of voluntary trade.
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.2.4. Compare the economic, political, social, and religious institutions of ancient river civilizations.
SS.6.W.2.7. Summarize the important achievements of Mesopotamian civilization.
SS.6.W.2.8. Determine the impact of key figures from ancient Mesopotamian civilizations.
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.