Alaska Content and Performance Standards
AK.F. Government and Citizenship: A student should understand the economies of the United States and the state and their relationships to the global economy. A student who meets the content standard should:
F.2. Be aware that economic systems determine how resources are used to produce and distribute goods and services.
F.3. Compare alternative economic systems.
F.5. Understand the basic concepts of supply and demand, the market system, and profit.
F.7. Understand the role of self-interest, incentives, property rights, competition, and corporate responsibility in the market economy.
F.10. Understand how international trade works.
AK.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
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.