West Virginia Standards
Craft and Structure
SS.6-8.L.4. Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
SS.6-8.L.5. Students will describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively and causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
SS.6-8.L.10. Students will read and comprehend history/social studies texts at or above grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
SS.6.C.2. Students will compare and contrast different forms of government worldwide and their influence on historic world events:
SS.6.C.2.a. The Great Depression
SS.6.H.CL2. Explain the global causes and effects of the Great Depression.
SS.6.H.CL2.2. Students will examine and categorize causes of the Great Depression worldwide.
SS.6.H.CL2.3. Students will analyze the political response to the economic and social conditions of the Great Depression in the United States and Germany.