Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Craft and Structure
126.96.36.199. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
188.8.131.52. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
184.108.40.206. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
MN.6.14. Writing Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
220.127.116.11. Gather relevant information from multiple data, print, physical (e.g., artifacts, objects, images), and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.