Washington DC Standards
DC.6. World Geography and Cultures
6.3. Human Systems: Students identify and analyze the human activities that shape Earth's surface, including population numbers, distribution and growth rates, and cultural factors.
6.3.4. Relate population growth rates to health statistics, food supply, or other measures of well-being.
DC.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.