Rhode Island World-Class Standards
E 1. Individuals and societies make choices to address the challenges and opportunities of scarcity and abundance.
E 1 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of basic economic concepts by…
E 1 (5-6)-1.a. Differentiating between human, natural, capital, man-made, and renewable vs. finite resources.
E 2. Producers and consumers locally, nationally, and internationally engage in the exchange of goods and services.
E 2 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of the variety of ways producers and consumers exchange goods and services by…
E 2 (5-6)-1.b. Identifying and explaining how supply, demand, and incentives affect consumer and producer decision making (e.g., division of labor/specialization).
RI.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.