MS.6. SIXTH GRADE (WORLD GEOGRAPHY AND CITIZENSHIP)
6.8. Understand how location affects the cultural aspects of both the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
6.8.a. Identify and describe the hemispheres using the five themes of geography (e.g., location, place, human/environmental interaction, movement, and region). (DOK 1)
6.5. Understand the processes that shape the physical environment, including long-range effects of extreme weather phenomena and human activity (e.g., ocean and atmospheric circulation, movements of the sun, moon, and Earth, hurricanes, erosion, pollution, deforestation, etc.).
6.5.b. Analyze positive and negative effects that natural and human phenomena have on societies throughout the world. (DOK 3)
MS.CC.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.