Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
SS06-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS06-S4C2-02. Describe the factors that cause regions and places to change.
SS06-S4C5. Environment and Society: Human and environmental interactions are interdependent upon one another. Humans interact with the environment- they depend upon it, they modify it; and they adapt to it. The health and well-being of all humans depends upon an understanding of the interconnections and interdependence of human and physical systems.
SS06-S4C5-01. Describe ways that human dependence on natural resources influences economic development, settlement, trade, and migration.
SS06-S4C5-02. Describe the intended and unintended consequences of human modification (e.g., irrigation, aqueducts, canals) on the environment.
AZ.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.