North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.1. Skills and Resources: Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
6.1.1. Resources: Use a variety of primary and secondary resources (e.g., magazines, journals, artifacts, interviews) to gather and interpret information
6.1.2. Time Lines: Construct, compare, and interpret complex time lines (e.g., multiple time lines)
ND.2. Important Historical Events: Students understand important historical events.
6.2.1. World History: Prehistory to Renaissance: Investigate and explain scientific evidence and discoveries related to early hominid development (e.g., evidence about daily life, major anthropological discoveries and their locations, key people associated with major anthropological discoveries)
6.2.5. World History: Prehistory to Renaissance: Identify the features (e.g., religion, hierarchy of society) of Egyptian civilization and its contributions (e.g., trade networks) to the modern world
ND.3. Economic Concepts: Students understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems.
6.3.1. Early Economics: Explain how non-economic factors (e.g., culture, values, interest, abilities) influenced economic behaviors and decision making (e.g., building of pyramids, Olympic games)
ND.CC.6-8.RH. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
6-8.RH.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.
6-8.RH.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
6-8.RH.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.