AL.1. United States Studies: 1877 to the Present: Sixth-grade content standards focus on the United States from 1877 to the present. Historical events studied by sixth graders include the Spanish-American War, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and major events of the latter part of the twentieth century.
1.4. Economics/Geography/History/Political Science: Describe changing social conditions during the Progressive Period.
1.4.3. Analyzing the impact of early civil rights movements on the lives of Americans.
1.6. Economics/History: Identify cultural and economic developments in the society of the United States from 1877 through the 1930s.
1.6.3. Identifying notable people of the 1920s.
1.7. Economics/Geography/History/Political Science: Identify causes of the Great Depression.
1.7.1. Describing the effect of the Great Depression on the people of the United States.
AL.CC.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.