Kansas Academic Standards
KS.6.AWH. Ancient World History
AWH.1. Early River Civilizations (approx. 7000 BCE –approx. 500 CE)
Sample Compelling Questions
AWH.1.5. How did geography influence the development of early river civilizations? (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.