Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
Literacy Standards for History and Social Science
Grades 6-8 Reading Standards for Literacy in the Content Areas: History/Social Science
Craft and Structure
5 Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally), including how written texts incorporate features such as headings.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
10 Independently and proficiently read and comprehend history/social studies texts exhibiting complexity appropriate for the grade/course.