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.
1.4.1. Describing countries of origin and experiences of new immigrants to the United States.
1.4.4. Identifying cultural changes from 1900-1920 resulting from religious beliefs, industrialization, urbanization, and changes in communication and technology.
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.