Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
WA.6.2. ECONOMICS - The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.
6.2.2. Understands how economic systems function.
220.127.116.11. Understands the production, distribution, and consumption of goods, services, and resources in societies from the past or in the present.
6.2.3. Understands the government’s role in the economy.
18.104.22.168. Understands the role of government in the world’s economies through the creation of money, taxation, and spending in the past or present.
WA.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.