Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.HP. Historical Perspectives/Rhode Island History
HP 4. Historical events and human/natural phenomena impact and are influenced by ideas and beliefs.
HP 4 (5-6)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding that innovations, inventions, change, and expansion cause increased interaction among people (e.g., cooperation or conflict) by…
HP 4 (5-6)-2.a. Citing examples of how science and technology have had positive or negative impacts upon individuals, societies and the environment in the past and present.
HP 4 (5-6)-2.c. Describing important technologies and advancements, including writing systems, developed by a particular civilization/ country/ nation.
RI.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.