South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.H. Grade 6 World History
K‐12.H.1. Students will analyze how major events are chronologically connected and evaluate their impact on one another.
6.H.1.2. Examine the chronology of historical events throughout the world to analyze their impact on the past, present, and future.
K‐12.H.2. Students will analyze and evaluate the impact of people, events, ideas and symbols upon history using multiple sources.
6.H.2.3. Analyze the development and cultural contributions including large‐scale empires and major religions.
K‐12.H.4. Students will identify and evaluate the causes and effects of past, current and potential events, issues and problems.
6.H.4.3. Explain how events and ideas in ancient civilizations influence humans today.
K‐12.H.5. Students will develop historical research skills.
6.H.5.1. Identify the difference between a compelling question and supporting questions.
SD.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.