Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS: GRADES 6-8
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.2. Evaluate data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
WORLD GEOGRAPHY: GRADE 6
G4. HUMAN SYSTEMS
G4.4. Forces of Cooperation and Conflict – Explain how forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division of the Earth’s surface and its resources.
6 – G4.4.1. Identify factors that contribute to cooperation and conflict between and among cultural groups (control/use of natural resources, power, wealth, and cultural diversity).
6 – G4.4.2. Evaluate examples of cooperation and conflict within the region under study from different perspectives.
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT
C4. RELATIONSHIP OF UNITED STATES TO OTHER GOVERNMENTS, WORLD ISSUES, AND WORLD GOVERNING ORGANIZATIONS
C4.3. Conflict and Cooperation Between and Among Nations – Explain the various ways that governments interact both positively and negatively.
6 – C4.3.1. Explain how governments address national and international issues and form policies, and how the policies may not be consistent with those of other nation-states.