HI.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.
HI.SS.6.1. Historical Understanding: CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history
TOPIC: Causes And Effects in History
SS.6.1.1. Define causal relationships in historical chronologies
HI.SS.6.2. Historical Understanding: INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms
TOPIC: Historical Empathy
SS.6.2.2. Explain the past on its own terms; not judging it solely by present-day norms and values
HI.SS.6.3. History: WORLD CULTURES/HISTORY-Understand important historical events from ancient times through the Renaissance
TOPIC: Ancient Societies, 3000 B.C.E. to 500 B.C.E.
SS.6.3.1. Examine written and physical evidence from ancient societies in Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River Valley, and the Yellow River Valley
HI.SS.6.7. Geography: WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS-Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world
TOPIC: Places and Regions
SS.6.7.1. Describe the development of agriculture in the Tigris, Euphrates, and Nile river valleys