MI.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.
MI.H1. Western Hemisphere Studies - History - The World in Temporal Terms: Historical Habits of Mind (Ways Thinking): Evaluate evidence, compare and contrast information, interpret the historical record, and develop sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
H1.1. Temporal Thinking: Use historical conceptual devices to organize and study the past.
6-H1.1.1. Explain why and how historians use eras and periods as constructs to organize and explain human activities over time.
H1.2. Historical Inquiry and Analysis: Use historical inquiry and analysis to study the past.
6-H1.2.1. Explain how historians use a variety of sources to explore the past (e.g., artifacts, primary and secondary sources including narratives, technology, historical maps, visual/mathematical quantitative data, radiocarbon dating, DNA analysis).
6-H1.2.3. Identify the point of view (perspective of the author) and context when reading and discussing primary and secondary sources.