North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.2. Important Historical Events: Students understand important historical events.
6.2.6. World History: Prehistory to Renaissance: Identify the features (e.g., the caste system, the role of Buddhism, the Mauryan Empire) of Indian civilization and its contributions (e.g., literature, art, mathematics) to the modern world
6.2.8. World History: Prehistory to Renaissance: Identify the features (e.g., class structures, religious customs and beliefs, government) of Central American (e.g., Aztec, Mayan, Incan) civilizations and their contributions (e.g., achievements in mathematics, astronomy, and architecture) to the modern world
6.2.12 World History: Prehistory to Renaissance: Describe the social, political, and economic characteristics of life in the Middle Ages (e.g., daily lives of peasants and serfs; the impact of the plague on Central Asia, China, the Middle East, and Europe; feudalism and manorialism; the economy under the feudal/manorial system)
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.