Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
6.1.6. Scarcity and Choice
6.1.6.B.2. Describe how resources are combined to produce different goods and services.
6.2.6. Markets and Economic Systems
Goods and Services
6.2.6.A. Describe the interaction of consumers and producers of goods and services in the state and national economy.
6.3.6. Functions of Government
Government’s Role in International Trade
6.3.6.D. Explain the benefits of international trade.
6.4.6. Economic Interdependence
6.4.6.B. Explain how trade affects standards of living.
6.5.6. Income, Profit, and Wealth
Factors Influencing Wages
6.5.6.A. Describe how the availability of goods and services is made possible by the work of members of the society.
PA.CC.8.5.6-8. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
Craft and Structure
CC.8.5.6-8.D. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
CC.8.5.6-8.E. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range and Level of Complex Texts
CC.8.5.6-8.J. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.