Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.C&G. Civics & Government
C&G 4. People engage in political processes in a variety of ways.
C&G 4 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of political systems and political processes by…
C&G 4 (5-6)-1.a. Explaining how leaders are selected or elected (e.g., election process, appointment process, political parties, campaigns).
C&G 4 (5-6)-1.b. Listing the “labels” that individuals may give themselves within a political process (e.g., radical, liberal, conservative, environmentalist, Democrat, Republican).
RI.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
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.