AZ.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.
AZ.SS06-S1. American History
SS06-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS06-S1C1-08. Describe how archaeological research adds to our understanding of the past.
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-S2C1-08. Describe how archaeological research adds to our understanding of the past.
SS06-S2C2. Early Civilizations: The geographic, political, economic and cultural characteristics of early civilizations significantly influenced the development of later civilizations.
SS06-S2C2-02. Determine how the following factors influenced groups of people to develop into civilizations in Egypt, India, Mesopotamia, and China: a) farming methods; b) domestication of animals; c) division of labor; d) geographic factors.
SS06-S2C2-03. Describe the importance of the following river valleys in the development of ancient civilizations: a) Tigris and Euphrates - Mesopotamia; b) Nile - Egypt; c) Huang He - China; d) Indus- India.
SS06-S2C2-06. Analyze the impact of cultural and scientific contributions of ancient civilizations on later civilizations: a) Mesopotamia (i.e., laws of Hammurabi); b) Egypt (i.e., mummification, hieroglyphs, papyrus); c) China (i.e., silk, gun powder/fireworks, compass); d) Central and South America (i.e., astronomy, agriculture).
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)