Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.HP. Historical Perspectives/Rhode Island History
HP 4. Historical events and human/natural phenomena impact and are influenced by ideas and beliefs.
HP 4 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding that geographic factors and shared past events affect human interactions and changes in civilizations by…
HP 4 (5-6)-1.b. Identifying and explaining using specific examples, how shared events affect how individuals and societies adapt and change.
HP 5. Human societies and cultures develop and change in response to human needs and wants.
HP 5 (5-6)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding that culture has affected how people in a society behave in relation to groups and their environment by…
HP 5 (5-6)-2.c. Describing challenges or obstacles a civilization/ country/ nation faced as it grew over time.
RI.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.