Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
8.3.6. United States History
Contributions of Individuals and Groups (US History)
8.3.6.A. Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups to United States history.
Conflict and Cooperation (United States)
8.3.6.D. Explain how conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations have impacted the history and development of the U.S.
8.3.6.D.5. Economic stability
PA.CC.8.5.6-8. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
Craft and Structure
CC.8.5.6-8.D. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
CC.8.5.6-8.E. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range and Level of Complex Texts
CC.8.5.6-8.J. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.