Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS06-S1. American History
SS06-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS06-S1C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
AZ.SS06-S2. World History
SS06-S2C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues.
SS06-S2C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS06-S2C4. Renaissance and Reformation: The rise of individualism challenged traditional western authority and belief systems resulting in a variety of new institutions, philosophical and religious ideas, and cultural and social achievements.
SS06-S2C4-02. Describe the contributions or accomplishments of the following individuals during the Renaissance and Reformation: a) Leonardo da Vinci; b) Michelangelo; c) Gutenberg; d) Martin Luther.
SS06-S2C5. Encounters and Exchange: Innovations, discoveries, exploration, and colonization accelerated contact, conflict, and interconnection among societies world wide, transforming and creating nations.
SS06-S2C5-01. Describe how new ways of thinking in Europe during the Enlightenment fostered the following changes in society: a) Scientific Revolution (i.e., Copernicus, Galileo, Newton); b) natural rights (i.e., life, liberty, property); c) governmental separation of powers vs. monarchy; d) religious freedom; e) Magna Carta.
AZ.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
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.