WI.B. History: Time, Continuity, and Change: Students in Wisconsin will learn about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and the world, examining change and continuity over time in order to develop historical perspective, explain historical relationships, and analyze issues that affect the present and the future.
B.8.12. Describe how history can be organized and analyzed using various criteria to group people and events chronologically, geographically, thematically, topically, and by issues.
B.8.2. Employ cause-and-effect arguments to demonstrate how significant events have influenced the past and the present in United States and world history.
B.8.7. Identify significant events and people in the major eras of United States and world history.
WI.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.
WI.E. The Behavioral Sciences: Individuals, Institutions, and Society: Students in Wisconsin will learn about the behavioral sciences by exploring concepts from the discipline of sociology, the study of the interactions among individuals, groups, and institutions; the discipline of psychology, the study of factors that influence individual identity and learning; and the discipline of anthropology, the study of cultures in various times and settings.
E.8.6. Describe and explain the influence of status, ethnic origin, race, gender, and age on the interactions of individuals.
E.8.7. Identify and explain examples of bias, prejudice, and stereotyping, and how they contribute to conflict in a society.
E.8.9. Give examples of the cultural contributions of racial and ethnic groups in Wisconsin, the United States, and the world.