Montana Content Standards
MT.2. Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance to understand the operation of government and to demonstrate civic responsibility.
2.6. Students will explain conditions, actions and motivations that contribute to conflict and cooperation within and among groups and nations (e.g., discrimination, peer interaction, trade agreements).
MT.5. Students make informed decisions based on an understanding of the economic principles of production, distribution, exchange, and consumption.
5.1. Students will identify and explain basic economic concepts (e.g., supply, demand, production, exchange and consumption; labor, wages, and capital; inflation and deflation; and private goods and services).
5.3. Students will compare and contrast the difference between private and public goods and services.
CC.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.